By Paul Solman
Viewing Social Security as an investment is economically blockheaded. Instead, think of Social Security as an insurance policy.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
UnitedHealthcare will operate only in a “handful” of health insurance exchanges in 2017, down from 34 states this year, company officials said Tuesday.
The IRS doesn’t tell some tax filers that their low and moderate incomes likely mean their households qualify for Medicaid or subsidies, according to researchers.
By Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
Retail clinics, long seen as an antidote to more expensive doctor offices and emergency rooms, may actually boost medical spending by leading consumers to get more care, a new study shows.
By Kate Harrington, Kaiser Health News
New, narrower networks often mean families are losing access to therapists and providers they have used for their autistic children.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
Patients getting chemotherapy or other complex medications may have a sudden panic when shopping for health insurance: Their drugs often don’t appear to be covered.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Approach your longevity risk like you'd approach any other kind of insurable risk. In this case, it means waiting to collect much higher benefits.
By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
Prudential Financial Inc., one of the nation’s largest life insurers, plans to announce this week that it will offer traditional individual policies to eligible people living with HIV.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
The American Cancer Society’s new breast cancer screening guidelines recommend that women start screening later and get fewer mammograms, but the change is unlikely to affect insurance coverage anytime soon.
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
A new poll finds that most people think Congress or states should act to restore health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court decides later this year they are not permitted in states where the federal government is running the marketplace.
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