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Fixing Out-Of-Network Bills Means Someone Must Pay

A bipartisan group of senators has been working to come up with a plan for the past several months. They said Thursday that they hope to have a bill to the president by July.

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‘The Financial Health of Social Security Is Strong’

Some members of Congress may not be prepared to protect Social Security, but the American people know better.

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Consumers Rejected Drug Plan That Mirrors Trump Proposal

Both major political parties have shown interest in remedying high drug prices under Medicare, and drugmakers have bemoaned how rebates to middlemen keep them from reaping every dollar associated with those price tags.

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House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. John B. Larson, D-Conn., talks about jobs and the economy as the House of Representatives returns to work from its winter break, at the Capitol in Washington, Wed., Jan. 18, 2012.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

New Bill Could Make Social Security Better For Everyone

The bill includes a tax cut for middle-income seniors and other beneficiaries who are currently required to pay federal income tax on their benefits, and gradually increases the contributions (FICA) of workers and their employers.

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Could Social Security Actually Get A Benefit Expansion?

The idea that Social Security benefits should be expanded, not cut, is going mainstream.

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Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push

Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently waded into a widespread health care problem for which almost everyone is at risk: surprise medical billing.

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