Medicare

    • First Edition: October 13, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including previews of what might happen during the health law's second open enrollment period, as well as the latest developments related to Ebola.

      (Daily Report) Oct 13

    • Medicare Premium Holds Steady In 2015

      The premium that most older people pay for outpatient, or "Part B," care will stay the same in 2015 -- $104.90 a month, while cost-sharing for hospital and skilled nursing stays will increase slightly, the government announced.

      (Daily Report) Oct 10

    • First Edition: October 10, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that Medicare's basic monthly premium will remain the same in 2015.

      (Daily Report) Oct 10

    • Candidates For Calif. Congressional Seat Clash Over Health Law

      A Wednesday debate between Democrat Ami Bera and Republican Doug Ose was marked by tense talk about health policy issues and the economy. Elsewhere, Hillary Clinton sidestepped a tricky issue when delivering a paid speech to a trade group.

      (Daily Report) Oct 09

    • Teaching Hospitals Make Residency Funding Pitch On Capitol Hill

      Congress has capped federal funding for the training of new doctors, and hospital officials are hoping to get that limit lifted.

      (Daily Report) Oct 08

    • Medicare Attack Ads Emerge In Key Senate Races

      In recent weeks, Medicare has been an advertising topic in Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa and Louisiana. Meanwhile, New Hampshire's Senate candidates discussed a range of health care topics during their first debate.

      (Daily Report) Oct 07

    • Nursing Home Rating System Gets Makeover

      The Obama administration announced Monday that it will substantially revise the five-star rating program for nursing homes.

      (Daily Report) Oct 07

    • Turning 65? 9 Tips For Signing Up For Medicare

      A consumer reporter shares what she learned when getting ready to join the federal health plan for seniors.

      (Daily Report) Oct 07

    • Turning 65? 9 Tips For Signing Up For Medicare

      A consumer reporter shares what she learned when getting ready to join the federal health plan for seniors.

      (Story) Oct 07

    • First Edition: October 7, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a variety of health policy developments at the federal and state levels.

      (Daily Report) Oct 07