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Tips to keep your loved one out of a nursing home

How to handle elder family members without putting them in nursing homes. Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with Lora King, author of “Stolen,” about Alzheimer’s, and with Susan Geffen, a gerontologist, elder law […]

06/03/2013

Ranbaxy Laboratories, Indian pharmaceutical company. (AP Photo)

Drug manufacturer agrees to $500 million penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of an Indian pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $500 million fines and civil penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying about tests to federal regulators, the Justice Department said […]

05/13/2013

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Brown, Democrats wrangle over Medicaid expansion

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California was an early booster of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law and was the first state to authorize a health insurance exchange in 2010. It also was quick to […]

05/05/2013

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States fear loss of health care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing […]

05/03/2013

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States fear loss of health care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say. At risk is the Pre-Existing […]

05/03/2013

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Obama administration simplifies health care form

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first draft was as mind-numbing as a tax form. Tuesday the Obama administration unveiled simplified application forms for health insurance benefits under the federal health care overhaul.

04/30/2013

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Long-term care in aging US: Not for me, poll says

WASHINGTON (AP) — We’re in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.

04/24/2013

Medicaid

Obama’s budget to spare Medicaid from deep cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s budget next week will steer clear of major cuts to Medicaid, including tens of billions in reductions to the health care plan for the poor that the administration had proposed only last year.

04/04/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

PROMISES, PROMISES: Testing Obama’s health care

One in an Associated Press series examining President Barack Obama’s campaign promises and what he is doing, or not doing, to keep them. The issue: Health Care.

03/28/2013

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Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct

WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims on individual health policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts has estimated.

03/26/2013

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