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Illinois peeps, check out - Many May Find Unpleasant Surprise on HealthCare.gov: High Rate Increases

Federal officials said people would need to pick new plans under the Affordable Care Act to avoid substantial increases in health insurance premiums.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1M6HfUy


Illinois peeps, check out - Medicare Premiums May Soar as Social Security Payments Stay Flat

Unless Congress acts, some beneficiaries will face premium increases of about 50 percent, the largest rise, by far, in the history of Medicare.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1QwHlEx


US Report: Health Care Spending To Accelerate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.

Spending on health care will outpace the nation’s overall economic growth over the next decade, the government forecast on Tuesday, underscoring a coming challenge for the next president, not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual Americans. 747 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Psychiatric Drug Overuse Is Cited by Federal Study

Investigators are recommending that Medicare officials take immediate action to reduce unnecessary prescriptions to older Americans with dementia.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1vQjgD0


HHS boss denies claim agency preparing fallback if court guts ObamaCare

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell reiterated to Congress Thursday that the Obama administration does not have a Plan B if the Supreme Court strikes down a key part of the Affordable Care Act — despite a Republican congressman claiming he heard a contingency plan is being drafted. 389 more words

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Sheboygan man accused of making threats at Health & Human Services building, saying: "I am going to kill them all"

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY (WITI) — A 30-year-old Sheboygan man is charged with disorderly conduct — accused of threatening to kill a social worker during a meeting at the Health and Human Services building. 115 more words


CHARGED: Sheboygan man accused of threatening to blow up Health and Human Services building

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY (WITI) — A Sheboygan man, apparently upset with the Sheboygan County Health and Human Services Department has been charged with disorderly conduct — accused of threatening to blow up the building. 152 more words