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What Assisted Living and Memory Care Costs Are Covered By Insurance?

For many seniors today, assisted living or memory care units are the only option when it comes to getting the day-to-day assistance they require. These facilities offer a very important service for many aging adults, however, these services come at a price. 30 more words

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Why Diabetes Jokes are Never OK

Have you ever heard a joke about cancer patients and chemo treatments? What about children with epilepsy? No? Me either. It’s baffling to me that in 2017 people still make jokes about diabetes. 435 more words

Diabetes

Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

WASHINGTON — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over “Obamacare” undermine coverage gains that drove the nation’s uninsured rate to a historic low. 548 more words

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Feds greenlight Oregon's plan to stabilize individual insurance market

The federal government on Thursday approved Oregon’s plan to stabilize health insurance rates for people who buy their own insurance — a market that has been battered by rate hikes and insurer departures over the past three years. 14 more words

Medicaid

Federal Government Approves Health Insurance Waiver For Oregon

The federal government has approved a key waiver that will allow Oregon to proceed with a program designed to blunt the cost of health insurance plans purchased on the individual market. 12 more words

Medicaid

Apple working with a start-up 'Health Gorilla' in secretive personal health record initiative

”Apple is working on a secret plan to turn the iPhone into a personal hub for all your medical information, CNBC reported last week,” Christina Farr reports for CNBC. 719 more words

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