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    Some Covid-19 Survivors Grapple With Large Medical Bills Some Covid-19 Survivors Grapple With Large Medical Bills 5:13
    Opinion: America's New Nihilism Opinion: America's New Nihilism 4:08
    Why 'Medicare For All' Hearing Is Important for the Health-Care Debate Why 'Medicare For All' Hearing Is Important for the Health-Care Debate 2:42
11:18 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Managed Care Wins, Biotech Loses in These Election Scenarios A Biden administration would likely benefit managed-care providers, and would hurt biotech because of drug-pricing issues, according to Jefferies.
10:01 p.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Trump signs bipartisan bill to avoid government shutdownBy a sweeping bipartisan vote Wednesday, the Senate sent President Donald Trump a bill to fund the government through Dec. 11, averting the possibility of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts Thursday.
6:47 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
The Supreme Court’s Obamacare case was high stakes before Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination. Here’s why it’s even more important now Democrats have said that Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the court could mean the end of the Affordable Care ActDemocrats have said that Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the court could mean the end of the Affordable Care Act.
5:41 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Another Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare is coming -- 8 ways health insurance could changeSupreme Court is to hold hearings on Nov. 10 on whether a change in tax law makes the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.
8:03 a.m. Sept. 29, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
This is one task everyone in their 50s should consider before it’s too late You may be doing yourself — and your family — a favorYou may be doing yourself — and your family — a favor
4:30 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - Barrons.com
Even Seniors Who Are Good Savers Stand to Fall Short in Retirement, Report Concludes A new report from the National Institute on Retirement Security finds that increasing costs for housing, health care, and long-term care are major burdens for seniors across the wealth spectrum.
5:48 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Home Media
Finding the best Medicare plan for youChoosing the best Medicare plan for your insurance needs is about more than just cost. Find out what to look for in top-rated Medicare plans.
12:18 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My wife and I live with my dying mother. My brothers and I will inherit her home. Should I ask her to sell it — and move in with me? ‘If she agrees to move, and puts the money in her bank account — a joint account with one of her grandchildren — what happens to the money? She gave that grandchild survivorship rights’‘If she agrees to move, and puts the money in her bank account — a joint account with one of her grandchildren — what happens to the money? She gave that grandchild survivorship rights.’
9:28 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Ed Yardeni
Why the U.S. economy will soon recover and get back to the good old days of 2019 Ed Yardeni: ‘Almost everyone in the U.S. last year was doing better than ever’ Ed Yardeni: ‘Almost everyone in the U.S. last year was doing better than ever.’
5:07 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Just 4 in 10 Americans now say they would get the first coronavirus vaccineSeven vaccine candidates in the U.S. are in the clinical-trial phase with human participants.
5:02 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - Associated Press
House passes bipartisan stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at month’s end White House prevails over Democrats’ complaints that farm bailout is an attempt to buy Trump votes in November, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi secures pandemic-related food aid for impoverished AmericansWhite House negotiators prevail over Democrat complaints that farm bailout is a naked attempt to buy Trump votes in November.
11:49 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Bob Blancato
Social Security, Medicare, prescription drug prices—Aging in America panel weighs in on election topics Changes they’d like to see, whoever is elected presidentWhat’s in store for older Americans from the 2020 presidential election?
9:04 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Roe v. Wade could hang in the balance of a SCOTUS fight — a reminder of the financial barriers that abortion seekers faceRepublicans plan to fill the seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a longtime defender of abortion rights.
5:54 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
Seven urgent changes needed to fix senior living Some perceive ‘senior living’ as ‘senior dying.’ The strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and familiesThe strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and families—but there are reality checks.
10:00 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Angela Moore
Small changes that can add up to big money in retirement, digging into long-term care insurance and more retirement news News for planning for or living in retirementNews for planning for or living in retirement
9:36 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Brett Arends
Who is looking out for your retirement? Yet more news it's down to us
8:33 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Nursing Home Commission Reveals Divisions Over Response to Covid-19 An independent commission has released dozens of recommendations for testing, protective equipment, and safe visitation in nursing homes.
6:37 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Home Media
Medicare enrollment: How to sign up if you’re a new memberEnrolling in Medicare for the first time can be a daunting task. Here’s how to sign up for Medicare with ease and confidence if you’re a new member.
4:06 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - Associated Press
Medicare administrator Verma said to have paid private consultants nearly $6 million in taxpayer money for personal image-building campaign The consultants, many with Republican ties, billed taxpayers up to $380 per hour for work largely aimed at polishing the profile of Medicare administrator Seema Verma, say congressional investigatorsThe consultants, many with Republican Party ties, billed taxpayers up to $380 per hour on work largely aimed at polishing the profile of Medicare administrator Seema Verma, congressional investigators write.
2:00 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Joe Biden's economy would be too much like Europe's Joe Biden proposes to spend trillions of dollars on America's most vexing problems, but his program would not get to the roots of those problems.
6:20 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
U.S. Drug Stocks Are Cheap Relative to the S&P 500 J.P. Morgan analyst says investors are overly concerned about election.
12:21 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My roommate tested positive for COVID-19. The nursing home where I work told me to come in and get a nasal swab. I’ve refused More than 3,400 nursing homes in the U.S. have been cited for noncompliance with infection-control requirements and/or failure to report COVID-19 dataMore than 3,400 nursing homes in the U.S. have been cited for noncompliance with infection-control requirements and/or failure to report COVID-19 data.
6:01 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Traditional long-term care policies can still work They’re pricier and harder to find but make sense for certain buyersThey’re pricier and harder to find but make sense for certain buyers
7:22 a.m. Aug. 29, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Trump’s election year gamble: Messing with Social Security and Medicare Eliminating the payroll tax could ‘permanently’ deplete Social Security’s trust fund reserves in 2023Eliminating the payroll tax could ‘permanently’ deplete Social Security’s trust fund reserves in 2023
10:13 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Price of the Fed’s New Policy The central bank wants to maximize employment and lift inflation, and it’s willing to ignore the trade-off. The risk is asset inflation and financial imbalances that may end in a crash.
10:56 a.m. Aug. 26, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Health experts express alarm at CDC change in testing guidelines that exclude asymptomatic patients ‘Our work on the ‘silent’ spread underscores the importance of testing people who have been exposed to COVID-19 regardless of symptoms. This change in policy will kill,’ says one expertHealth experts expressed alarm Wednesday at the news that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidance on testing for COVID-19 and will no longer recommend a test for people who show no symptoms.
6:54 a.m. Aug. 26, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump Administration threatens to start fining hospitals that fail to report daily coronavirus data to HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced it will require facilities to test staff regularly or face finesThreatening fines and funding cut-offs, the Trump administration on Tuesday issued new COVID-19 requirements for nursing homes and hospitals, prompting immediate pushback from beleaguered industries.
7:39 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Chris Farrell
Social Security, taxes, health care, and working past retirement age: What Biden’s platform wants to do for Americans over 50 What will a Biden presidency do for an increasingly older population?Here’s a close look at ideas in the draft of the Democratic platform that could keenly affect older Americans.
8:58 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - By Eleanor Laise
Millions of COVID-hit nursing home residents risk losing their vote Care facilities’ election plans have been scrambled by the pandemic amid the mail-in debateCare facilities’ election plans have been scrambled by the pandemic amid the mail-in debate.
12:59 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - By Margie Zable Fisher
Can family caregivers get paid? Here are some financial resources if you’re taking care of a loved one The financial impact of family caregiving has gotten worse since the outbreak of COVID-19There are ways to get help paying for caregiving, including new ones created because of the pandemic.
7:33 p.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - By MarketWatch
Joe Biden’s speech to the Democratic convention: full text Here’s the full text of Joe Biden’s speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president, as prepared for delivery and released by the convention.
8:11 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - By Diane Eastabrook
How to find a nursing home in a pandemic: What to look for and critical questions to ask Things that matter: technology, COVID testing, isolation; and what the Nursing Home Compare tool can and can’t doHow do you make an educated decision on behalf of a loved one?
4:25 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Value stocks, which trade lowest to growth stocks since 2001, look like a smart play as the economy rebounds Diane Jaffee of TCW Group says value stocks tend to outperform when investors look ahead to better timesDiane Jaffee of TCW Group says value stocks tend to outperform when investors look ahead to better times.
2:00 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - Barrons.com
More Signs Coronavirus Exacerbates Economic Inequality. Here’s How. The pandemic and its aftershocks has created widespread economic pain, but certain pockets of the population that were vulnerable are taking a harder hit.
10:10 a.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Traditional long-term care policies can still work They’re pricier and harder to find but make sense for certain buyersThey’re pricier and harder to find but make sense for certain buyers
8:01 a.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - By Brett Arends
7 out of 10 nursing homes say: ‘We can’t go on’ A majority are running at a loss due to the coronavirusA majority are running at a loss due to the coronavirus
10:27 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Rob Csernyik
Future Returns: Investing in Health Care SystemsThere are attractive opportunities in an already robust sector
8:56 a.m. Aug. 9, 2020 - Associated Press
Kansas Democrats pin hopes on former GOP lawmaker in targeting first U.S. Senate win in generations Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed conservatives with her support for Medicaid expansion and abortion and LGBTQ rights.
11:59 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Bart Astor
After COVID-19, what is the future of health care for older Americans? They are at the heart of this pandemic, and it brings geriatric medicine to the forefrontHere’s what experts forecast regarding telehealth and physicians specializing in geriatrics post-pandemic.
6:10 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
As the Pandemic Struck, a Private-Equity Firm Went on a Nursing-Home Buying Spree A firm called Portopiccolo Group has been assembling a huge portfolio of nursing homes. But its growth underscores the tension between patient care and profits.
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