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Americans Plan To Be Cautious During Holiday Celebrations

With the holiday season here, and COVID-19 vaccines rolling out to millions of American children 5-11 years old, celebrations could look a little different this year compared to the scaled back or cancelled holiday plans in 2020.

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Medicare Advantage Plans Costing Billions More Than They Should

Switching seniors to Medicare Advantage plans has cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars more than keeping them in original Medicare, a cost that has exploded since 2018 and is likely to rise even higher, new research has found.

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment Is Open Season For Scammers

Finding the best private Medicare drug or medical insurance plan among dozens of choices is tough enough without throwing misleading sales tactics into the mix.

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Curry Powder Shortcuts Savory Beef Skewers

Across Southeast Asia, sidewalk hawkers offer sizzling meat skewers bathed in the smoky aroma of smoldering wood coals and a seemingly endless combination of savory sauces. 

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Medicare Enrollment Blitz Doesn’t Include Options To Move Into Medigap

Medicare’s annual open-enrollment season is here and millions of beneficiaries, prompted by a massive advertising campaign and aided by a detailed federal website, will choose a private Medicare Advantage plan.

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Despite Restraints, Democrats’ Drug Pricing Plan Could Still Aid Consumers

The Medicare prescription drug pricing plan Democrats unveiled this week is not nearly as ambitious as many lawmakers sought, but they and drug policy experts say the provisions crack open the door to reforms that could have dramatic effects. 

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