The latest news on Medicare
New and high-income beneficiaries will pay more than others for physician and outpatient coverage.
Theories vary as to why, but experts say consequence can be severe
How to know if a stroke is in your future, and 3 steps to take now to prepare for swine flu's return.
Dire warnings about precarious financing of key programs repeated yet again in annual trustees' report.
AHA recommendations aim to improve care in underserved patients
Access to care improves, studies find, but treatment quality lags for elderly, vets
Further erosion of private insurance could boost the ranks of the uninsured
Single payment plan for dialysis and meds could put many at disadvantage, study suggests
Continuity of care between primary physician and hospital is decreasing, study finds
Study finds these units of excellence no better, more costly, than other hospitals