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UPDATE 1-Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund -trustees   - 5 Hours ago
-trustees@ (Adds trustee quotes) WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - Slower growth in U.S. healthcare spending and expected savings from Obamacare are shoring up the funding outlook for the federal Medicare
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Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B   - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up
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Jesse Jackson: Tech diversity is next civil rights step   - 3 Hours ago
U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities

Obamacare Helps Add Life to Medicare as Insolvency Delayed   - 3 Hours ago
(Updates with comments from Burwell in fourth paragraph.) July 28 (Bloomberg) -- The main trust fund behind Medicare, the $583 billion U.S. health program for the elderly and disabled, will be exhausted
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Compromise bill would add billions for veterans' care   - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — Top lawmakers appear to have reached a deal to use $10 billion in emergency money to fund a bipartisan bill that would allow veterans to seek private care if they face long wait lines at

Bipartisan deal would add billions for veterans care   - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — Top lawmakers appear to have reached a deal to use $10 billion in emergency money to fund a bipartisan bill that would allow veterans to seek private care if they face long wait lines at

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MHPA Commends North Carolina Senate on Medicaid Reform Plan   - 9 Hours ago
PR Newswire WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 WASHINGTON , July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading advocacy organization representing Medicaid managed

US Trustees 2014 Social Security/Medicare Fact Sheet - Text   - 5 Hours ago
WASHINGTON (MNI) - The following is a fact sheet on the annual reports published Monday by the Social Security and Medicare trustees: Today the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees issued

United States: Senate Aging Committee Calls For Medicare Audit, Local Coverage Policy   - 12 Hours ago
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VA Health Care Deal Reached; Miller, Sanders Plan to Announce Monday (Updated)   - 22 Hours ago
Sanders (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Updated 8 p.m. | A VA health care deal has been reached after a weekend of negotiating to resolve differences between the House and Senate. House Veterans’
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Is Social Security In Trouble Again?   - 4 Hours ago
The federal government today released its predictions for the future of the Social Security fund. The report projects that by about 2031, Social Security will only be able to meet three-quarters of its

Social Security Report: Massive Deficits Increase Unfunded Obligation by $1.1 Trillion   - 3 Hours ago
Today’s release of the 2014 Social Security Trustees Report shows its programs’ finances are in dire need of reform if the programs are to provide to seniors and the disabled protection from poverty and

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Karen Narasaki is nominated to be the next U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner   - 2 Hours ago
Karen Narasaki WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2014) — The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced Thursday that President Barack Obama intents to nominate Karen K. Narasaki as Commissioner

Statement on the 2014 Social Security Trustees' Report   - 3 Hours ago
Social Security can pay full benefits for close to two decades, the new trustees' report shows, but will then face a significant, though manageable, funding shortfall that the President and Congress should

Social Security Remains Strong Overall and Separate from the Budget   - 3 Hours ago
Social Security remains strong as seen in today’s long-term projected outlook by the Social Security Trustees. While today’s report reminds us that we must eventually make modest changes to ensure current

Poverty-fighting ministries in eastern Kentucky?   - 4 Hours ago
The suggestion box is open for an upcoming story I’m working on regarding poverty in Appalachia. Here’s the background: In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an "unconditional war on poverty"

Obamacare Will Help Medicare Remain Solvent Even Longer, Trustees Report Says   - 5 Hours ago
The trustees report chalked up the new projection to the recent slowdown in health spending growth and various cost-saving reforms enacted under Obamacare. "In recent years U.S. national health expenditure

Questions Raised About Transparency on Social Security Computer System   - 5 Hours ago
Two weeks after the Social Security Administration received a report criticizing management for a dysfunctional, $300 million computer system, agency officials provided only a cursory summary of the findings

Veterans Health Care Compromise Reached, Rockets Launched From Russia, 'The Sarah   - 9 Hours ago
Eugene Volokh destroys the dogmatic open borders position. The bottom line is that for all the good that immigration can do (and I’m an immigrant to the U.S., who is very glad that America let me in,

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care   - 9 Hours ago
at 5:56 AM | Page modified July 28, 2014 at 6:03 AM WASHINGTON — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans
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Give Low Income Americans Exit Option From Social Security   - 9 Hours ago
America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly

Today - 03:58 GMT Collaboration will Focus on Investment in Communities WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that Wells Fargo Bank N.A.,

America's Test Kitchen Celebrity to Host Social Media Event and Contest in Celebration   - 11 Hours ago
DCS by Fisher & Paykel, a leading manufacturer of top quality, commercial grade indoor and outdoor kitchen appliances, announced America's Test Kitchen celebrity food editor, Bridget Lancaster, will host

Search for missing woman using social media   - 20 Hours ago
Justin Matthews/KTVL.com DUNDEE, Ore.- It has been three days since Jennifer Huston, 38, has been missing and her friends and family are using a Facebook page called, "Find Jennifer Huston," to hopefully

Skully AR-1 Helmet Hands-On: The World's First HUD Motorcycle Helmet   - 21 Hours ago
With a 180-degree rearview camera, Bluetooth and futuristic styling, Skully Helmets is bringing a fighter pilot-style Heads Up Display (HUD) to your everyday motorcycle ride. We’re the first publication
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