With Trump In, Is Medicare Out?

With Trump In, Is Medicare Out?

Dec 13 President-Elect Donald Trump has remained cavalier in his plans and directions for the healthcare of our nation. Throughout his campaign, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was targeted for repeal and Read More
Health Crisis Likely in Miami-Dade

Health Crisis Likely in Miami-Dade

May 3 Access to health care is more than just ordinary preventative care and occasional treatment: it’s also preventing a health crisis. As Florida’s Miami-Dade County sees large numbers of its residents Read More
Help for Shoppers Added To HealthCare.gov

Help for Shoppers Added To HealthCare.gov

Dec 15 New consumer shopping aids are being made available to visitors to Healthcare.gov, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced. The new Out of Pocket Cost calculator, Doctor and Read More
Slower Growth in National Health Spending

Slower Growth in National Health Spending

Dec 1 Per-capita health care spending grew by 4.5% in 2014, and overall health spending grew by 5.3%, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a slower rates of Read More
Medicare and Medicaid Popular After 50 Years

Medicare and Medicaid Popular After 50 Years

Aug 5 When Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law on July 30th 50 years ago, opponents attacked the programs as wasteful, intrusive and a precursor to socialism or communism. Today both Read More
Utah Legislators Agree on Medicaid Expansion

Utah Legislators Agree on Medicaid Expansion

Jul 21 After two years of debate and months of closed-door negotiations, Utah’s Republican governor and state legislature have agreed on a deal to expand Medicaid in that state, covering about 126,000 Read More