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The Hartford CourantThe Pentagon is allowing UnitedHealthcare more time to fix chronic delays in the insurer's handling of referrals and authorizations for medical treatment of active-duty and retired military families in the western U.S. The problems stem from a huge...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The loud, insistent calls in Washington to rein in the rising costs of Social Security and Medicare ignore a major and expensive entitlement program — the military's health care system. Despite dire warnings from three...
Rumor: Military pay and allowances will be cut. False. Fact: Military pay and allowances are protected. Paychecks will be paid on time and basic allowance for housing and other pays will continue. Retirees and survivors will also continue to receive...
Substance abuse among America's soldiers is increasing and the Department of Defense isn't doing enough to address the problem, according to a new report. The report released today by the Institute of Medicine found that the military health system...
The Hartford CourantUnitedHealthcare officially has won a challenge to take on a $20 billion contract managing active-duty and retired military and their families living in the western U.S. The health insurer said this week that the U.S. Government Accountability Office...
The Hartford CourantFive-year-old Rachel Margaret Kenyon's father was serving with the Connecticut National Guard in Afghanistan when she was diagnosed with autism. Sgt. Maj. William Kenyon of Manchester is an active-duty veteran of Desert Storm — the early-1990s...
Almost a decade after a new law went into effect to strengthen health privacy protections, the number of breaches of patient records and databases across the U.S. suggests that personal health information is not as private or secure as many consumers...
"I want to be absolutely clear: We cannot, and we must not, balance the budget on the backs of our veterans, and as commander in chief, I won't allow it." — President Barack Obama "It is absolutely essential to honor the commitments we have made...
Tags: Retirement, Jim Webb, Health, Career and Workplace, John McCain
Of The Morning CallIf you're an armed forces veteran or in the military now, you probably don't know about all the benefits you're entitled to. Even if you do, gobbledegook could stop you like a tank. Pick up a government publication and you might need a translator to find...
Released by JohnKerry.comLAS VEGAS I'm honored to be here today at your 126th Convention. I can't tell you how proud I am to stand before you – and how grateful I am to have the opportunity to talk with you today. I came out here because I wanted to look you in the eye and...
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