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Sources: Senators weigh 3 government health plans

(AP) -- Senators are considering three different designs for a new government health insurance plan that middle-income Americans could buy into for the first time, congressional officials said Friday. Officials familiar ...

dateMay 09, 2009 in Health
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Social Security, Medicare burning through funds

The United States is burning through its health care and retirement fund pools faster than planned, with the Medicare trust fund to be exhausted by 2024, five years earlier than expected, officials said Friday.

dateMay 14, 2011 in Health
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Obama administration eases pain of Medicare cuts

(AP) -- Millions of seniors in popular private insurance plans offered through Medicare will be getting a reprieve from some of the most controversial cuts in President Barack Obama's health care law.

dateApr 20, 2011 in Health
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Personal income up, but are we better off?

( -- Although U.S. personal income per capita has risen 5.7 percent since 2000, an increase in tax-exempt benefits provided by the government and employers accounted for all of the income growth in the past decade, ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Economics & Business
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