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Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live – with glitches

WASHINGTON (AP) – Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the […]

09/30/2013

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The relationship between Obamacare and Medicare

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Julie Schoen, legal counsel for the Council on Aging of Orange County, about the relationship between Obamacare and Medicare — and the various Medicare scams out there.

09/25/2013

Find out why women pay more for car repairs on today’s Money 101

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Car expert Pam Oakes repairs cars and she explains why women pay more for car […]

09/25/2013

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., smiles as he leaves the floor of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The GOP-controlled House passed a bill that would prevent a government shutdown while crippling the health care law that was the signature accomplishment of President Barack Obama's first term,  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP offers smaller budget cuts on debt measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are far less ambitious this week in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government’s bills than they were during a budget battle two […]

09/23/2013

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Obamacare countdown and confusion

In just two weeks, millions of Americans will begin navigating the open enrollment process to obtain health insurance offered under the Affordable Care Act. It’s a process that is certain to be overwhelming for many, […]

09/17/2013

Wallace Cunningham, left, AARP South Carolina Associate State Director for Multicultural Outreach presents a workshop on the Affordable Health Care Act on Sept. 7, 2013 in Bishopville, S.C. (AP Photo/AARP)

Exchanges create confusion for Medicare recipients

MIAMI (AP) — Dear seniors, your Medicare benefits aren’t changing under the Affordable Care Act. That’s the message federal health officials are trying to get out to some older consumers confused by overlapping enrollment periods […]

09/12/2013

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IBM moving some retirees off its health plan

(Undated) – IBM plans to move many retired workers off its health plan and give them money to buy coverage on a health-insurance exchange. The move is part of a corporate trend away from providing […]

09/07/2013

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Feds ban some Medicare providers in crackdown

MIAMI (AP) — For the first time in history, federal health officials said Friday they will ban certain types of Medicare and Medicaid providers in three high-fraud cities from enrolling in the tax-payer funded programs […]

07/26/2013

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3 interactive slides delve into ‘Obamacare’

An interactive on the U.S. health care overhaul includes: 1) How states are managing the health overhaul 2) A look at the key provisions 3) Reviewing the previous efforts of overhauling health care

07/22/2013

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Study: Later retirement may help prevent dementia

BOSTON (AP) — New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, […]

07/15/2013

Medicaid

Podiatrists, dentists must be covered

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California lawmakers improperly stopped funding certain medical services that rural and other specialized health clinics provided to low-income residents under the state’s Medicaid program, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. A […]

07/05/2013

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Beware of ‘Life Alert’ scam!

Robocall scammers are using “Life Alert” to swindle seniors. If there are senior citizens in your family, make them aware of a new barrage of annoying robocalls is targeting the elderly all across the country […]

06/26/2013

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