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As the health care reform debates continues, some seniors are concerned over potential changes to Medicare payments.
By Lea Winerman
Negotiations over health-care reform continued on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as President Barack Obama once again made his case for reform to the public, this time in a forum with the AARP.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, President Barack Obama said he could be flexible on the August deadline for a health care reform plan if most details are in place and discussed the state of the economy.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The U.S. is getting heavier every year. That's the message of a new study released Thursday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
By PBS NewsHour
Overhauling the U.S. health care system could save the country about $3 trillion over the next 10 years, according to a study released Wednesday by the Commonwealth Fund.
The U.S. pharmaceutical industry agreed Saturday to spend $80 billion over the next 10 years to reduce drug costs for seniors and help pay for President Barack Obama's proposed health care reform plan.
House Democrats unveiled a draft health care reform bill Friday that includes a "public option" -- a government-run health insurance plan that would compete with private insurers. Betty Ann Bowser examines the debate over the public insurance concept.
Question: How do the Social Security and Medicare trust funds work? My understanding is that there is no money there, so that general government revenues have to be tapped to answer calls on them. Thus they are insolvent now? Paul…
With Congress poised to debate sweeping health care legislation in the coming weeks, President Barack Obama has renewed his focus on health care reform as a top administration priority.
Two billion dollars in federal stimulus funds have been set aside for nearly 1,200 community health care centers around the country that treat mostly poor and uninsured patients. Betty Ann Bowser reports on how the influx of money has affected…
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