July 20, 2014
by Madeline Stocker | July 20, 2014 1:02pm
July 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2014 5:30am
July 14, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 14, 2014 5:30am
June 23, 2014
by Wendell Potter | June 23, 2014 4:34pm
Former Medicare-Medicaid Chief Is A Fan Of Single-Payer Option
In April 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Donald Berwick, a widely respected physician and health policy expert, to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Despite having broad support among other health care leaders and a long history of patient advocacy, most Republican senators were adamantly opposed to having Berwick in charge of one of the country’s largest government agencies.
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June 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | June 17, 2014 5:30am
(UPDATED 1:15 p.m. Tuesday) It took years for U.S. Rep. John B. Larson to formulate his proposal to strengthen Social Security, but the rollout of the legislation at a senior center in his hometown of East Hartford on Monday didn’t necessarily go as planned.
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June 13, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 13, 2014 2:14pm
June 11, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 11, 2014 1:38pm
June 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2014 12:28pm
The Center for Medicare Advocacy claims in a federal lawsuit that U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius denied its clients a meaningful review of their Medicare claims during the first two levels of appeal.
June 9, 2014
by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2014 3:39pm
by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2014 11:58am
(Updated 4:35 p.m.) U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed outrage over the malfunctioning 118-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk that delayed commuters at least twice in the past two weeks.