The latest news on Medicare
Why it's important to shed excess belly fat; Medicare Advantage premiums may rise next year.
New government rates will pay health plans less; some plans say they'll have to charge more.
Too many choices, confusing options are roadblocks to smartest decision, report says
2 'unconventional' blood workups might also point out trouble, experts say
The historic event—means-testing in a Democratic budget—is lost amid big government hyperventilating.
Many are skipping medical, dental visits because of financial concerns
New map reveals regional differences; more treatment doesn't necessarily mean better health.
Officials react to the flu deaths of two teens; zapping salmonella and other bugs by irradiating food.
Higher drug costs and less choice of plans will be the likely results for some.
The Dartmouth Atlas Project is releasing Medicare spending growth rates over a 14-yr. period (1992-2006). The researchers also have a piece in the Feb. 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine discussing the data and implications for health care policy and reform.