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Medicare Outpatient Part B Premium Going Up To $144.60

Medicare’s “Part B” premium for outpatient care will rise by nearly 7 percent to $144.60 a month next year, officials said. They blamed rising spending on medications. 

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California Nursing Home Residents Told To Find New Homes

California and other states increasingly are moving their Medicaid patients into managed care, arguing that the model saves money and also improves members’ health by coordinating care.

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In Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care

A month ago, during a visit to her doctor’s office in Sequim, Wash., Sue Christensen fell to her knees in the bathroom when her legs suddenly gave out.

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Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk Of Falls

Older adults worried about falling typically receive general advice: Take an exercise class. Get your vision checked. Stop taking medications for sleep. Install grab bars in the bathroom.

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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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Tips for Tackling Your Diet At Super Bowl Parties

If you’re hosting a party, include healthy options such as salad, fruits and vegetables.

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