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What to know about 'BernieCare,' Sanders' health overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) – The most ambitious “repeal and replace” health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican. 119 more words


Medicaid and Long-Term Care: A Brief Primer

The matter of long-term care is something that you should look into when you are planning ahead for your retirement years. Indeed, it can be disconcerting to consider a time when you may not be able to take care of all of your own needs by yourself. 130 more words

How To Care For Two Parents at Once Without Going Broke

“The biggest challenge of all is holding onto your patience.”

Reprinted from Money Magazine

For years, Madeleine Smithberg has been at the forefront of American comedy as co-creator of “The Daily Show” and a talent coordinator for “Late Show with David Letterman.” 950 more words

Long Term Care Insurance

Fight Over Medicaid Managed Care Tax Punches Hole in California Budget

California lawmakers are staring down a $1.1 billion hole in next year’s health budget after failing to come up with a way to replace the state’s “managed care organization tax” on health insurance plans that serve Medi-Cal managed care recipients. 1,039 more words


New clinical approaches for high-need, high-cost individuals

Are today’s clinicians prepared to deal with the complicated non-medical issues facing high-cost, high-need patients? The Center for Health Care Strategies put this question to a number of clinicians and health experts, including Commonwealth Care Alliance’s Chief of Medicine Toyin Ajayi, MD, and John Loughnane, MD, Senior Vice President for Medical Services. 66 more words

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