Medicare

Aubrey, 57, describes the loneliness brought on by social distancing protocols after receiving a dose of antipsychotic medication to treat his schizophrenia, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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AP News
May 20, 2020 - 11:17 am
Even before COVID-19, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people who have insurance. Now experts fear the virus will make the situation worse, putting the patients most in need at risk of falling through the cracks and inflicting on countless others...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.
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AP News
February 05, 2020 - 10:20 am
The "great American comeback" President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union speech drew on falsehoods about U.S. energy supremacy, health care and the economy as well as distortions about his predecessor's record. Read more here.
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Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg
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AP News
December 20, 2019 - 9:37 am
The long-festering feud between Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg erupted Thursday night in a high-stakes debate that tested the strength of the Democratic Party's shrinking pool of presidential contenders just six weeks before primary voting begins. Read more here.
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Joe Biden
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
Just seven Democrats will take the stage for the sixth and final round of presidential debates in 2019. That's down from 20 candidates six months ago. Read more here.
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Insulin
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Justin Udo
November 14, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Lawmakers, and people affected by diabetes, are using the occasion of World Diabetes Day to call for changes to the cost of the medicine used to fight the illness.
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Medicare
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AP News
November 04, 2019 - 4:27 pm
More than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees face financial hardships with medical bills, with prescription drug costs the leading problem. Read more here.
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Kimberly Adams
May 31, 2019 - 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey pharmaceutical company will pay more than $7 million to settle civil allegations that it fixed drug prices. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania , Heritage Pharmaceuticals inflated prices and received kickbacks...
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Medicare
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Paul Kurtz
May 11, 2019 - 9:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A mandatory Medicaid-managed care program that serves low-income disabled people and seniors in Pennsylvania seems to be operating smoothly now after getting off to a bumpy start earlier this year. Holly Lange, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Corporation for...
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In this April 8, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo
April 10, 2019 - 10:57 am
By Elana Schor and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will unveil a new version of his "Medicare for All" plan on Wednesday, shaking up the 2020 presidential election by reopening the debate over his call to eliminate private health insurance...
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In this photo provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, HHS Office of Inspector General agents, take part in arrests Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Queens, N.Y.
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April 09, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they've broken up a $1.2 billion Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors via foreign call centers. The Justice Department announced charges against 24...
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