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Studies Show Countries With Universal Health Coverage Spend Less than U.S.

There have been countless groups who have challenged that universal health care would increase costs to taxpayers in the United States, but it appears that the existing system is already creating high costs. In the paper “The Current and Projected Taxpayer Shares of US Health Costs,” of the American Journal of Public Health, evidence shows that in 2013 taxpayers funded 64.3 percent of healthcare.  This is more ...

Why You May Pay More for Medicare in 2016

Today’s Forecast: Cloudy with a chance of high costs. Planning a route through the ‘Medicare Jungle’ can be extremely difficult. It’s important to understand your benefits and coverage as well as keeping an eye on changes that occur year after year in the United States healthcare system. If you solely commit to Medicare, it's critical that you recognize what changes you might be facing ...

NYC Couple Pockets $1 Million in Funds Intended to Feed the Elderly

The head of a city-funded nonprofit that delivers meals to senior citizens, pocketed nearly $1 million from the foundation from 2008-2016. The money was used to pay for the family’s Long Island home, late model luxury sedan, and clothes, among other personal expenses, federal officials charged Wednesday, February 3, 2016. United Block Association Executive Director Kwame Insaidoo, 59, and his wife Roxanna Pearson, 62, allegedly ...

The Impact of the 2016 Election on Medicare

Medicare has been the foundation of retirement security for our seniors for more than half a century. With or without it, health coverage is an important subject matter that can be extremely expensive and disheartening for seniors. With the upcoming 2016 presidential election, Medicare is one of the most heated topics discussed, with both major parties having different opinions on what is best for ...