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Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by...

Long list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by...

US judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Medicaid work requirements undermine the program's mission of providing health care for the needy, dealing...

Obama health law sign-ups beat forecast despite headwinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Affordable Care Act has yet again beaten predictions of its downfall, as government figures released Wednesday showed unexpectedly solid sign-ups...

Proposed changes on Medicare drugs create winners and losers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Monday proposed changes to Medicare's prescription drug benefit that would affect patients' costs over the next few...

Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a harbinger of potentially big changes for Medicare, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services such...

Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a harbinger of potentially big changes for Medicare, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services like...

US rejects Wisconsin’s drug-testing plan for Medicaid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday rejected a plan from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to require drug screening and testing...

Trump’s top Medicare official slams ‘Medicare for All’

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration's Medicare chief on Wednesday slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders' call for a national health plan, saying "Medicare for All"...

Medicare proposes to pay docs for analyzing texted photos

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare says it wants to pay doctors for analyzing photos texted by patients, one of several steps to keep up with...