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South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Consider how many separate claims would need to be filed to individual health care providers under the current Medicare payment system for the following case: A 75-year-old woman falls at home and is taken by ambulance to the hospital...
WSBT-TVWSBT is taking a close look at the new Health Care law, many call Obama Care. The Affordable Health Act is moving forward. Washington has been trying to cut physician reimbursement from Medicare by 27%, but that has been kicked down the road for one...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State officials are expected to sign off on a one-year extension of its Healthy Indiana Plan started by Gov. Mitch Daniels. Family and Social Services Administration spokeswoman Marni Lemons said the state received the needed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five weeks after President Barack Obama won re-election and gained more leverage to make GOP conservatives bend on taxes, the new balance of power is proving vexing for both sides. Republicans still aren't budging on Obama'...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tweaking the way the government measures inflation sounds like an obscure method to help reduce budget deficits, but over time it would lead to significantly lower Social Security benefits while increasing taxes, mainly on low- and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ready to entertain Republican proposals for spending cuts, but GOP lawmakers must first commit to higher tax rates on the rich and specify what additional spending cuts they want in a deal to avoid the...
South Bend TribuneAs most Americans shift into holiday mode, members of Congress are going back to work this week. They have some important work to finish before the end of the year. The fiscal cliff -- a $600 billion combination of tax hikes and spending cuts -- is...
South Bend TribuneWABASH -- The three candidates running for north-central Indiana's congressional seat were able to agree on one point early in their debate Thursday evening. Democrat Brendan Mullen, Republican Jackie Walorski and Libertarian Joe Ruiz all said in their...
Medicare beneficiaries can begin choosing their drug and medical coverage for 2013, and most seniors are expected to stick with the same policies they have already, despite price changes and a rating system that shows some plans may be better than others....
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 56 million Social Security recipients will see their monthly payments go up by 1.7 percent next year. The increase, which starts in January, is tied to a measure of inflation released Tuesday. It shows that inflation has...
Associated PressDENVER -- In a showdown at close quarters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy....
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative super PAC affiliated with Republican strategist Karl Rove has jumped back into the Indiana Senate race with a nearly $1 million ad buy highlighting Democratic nominee Joe Donnelly's support for President Barack...
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