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  • Legislators Grappling With Fast-Changing Health Care Landscape

    Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano speaks fondly of the days when his dad was a primary care doctor in independent practice, running his patients' lab tests and performing mammograms in his office to make sure they got done. "I think that era is going to...
  • Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

    Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn't finish their work last year and it's showing now. The leftover business could prove even more divisive than the dispute over...
  • W.Va. farmers face March 15 deadline to buy crop insurance

    A deadline is approaching for West Virginia farmers to buy insurance for crops planted in the spring. March 15 is the closing date to either buy crop insurance or change an existing policy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency...
  • Young family struggles on one paycheck

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. The gut-wrenching financial crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession remain fresh memories for Seattle-area couple Meg and Jesse Dutcher. Meg Dutcher, 30, and Jesse Dutcher, 33, married in 2005, one of the go-go years, and they both...
  • GOP senators pledge help if court bars health law subsidies

    Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's health care law. But in a Washington Post opinion article...
  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue. They could amputate and outfit him with a high-tech...
  • Concierge medicine grows in Maryland

    Three years ago, Dr. Wayne Benjamin — then 67 years old — was considering retirement. He was worn out, frustrated with the daily grind of his family medicine practice and the increasing pressure to see "more and more patients in shorter and...
  • Lawmakers take up municipal sales taxes and autism coverage

    South Dakota lawmakers plan to consider measures on municipal sales taxes, insurance coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder therapy and athletics policy for transgender students. Here's a look at some of the proposals they'll take up this week in Pierre:...
  • Shareholder Urges Webster To Spin Off Health Savings Business

    A major shareholder in the parent of Webster Bank is urging the Waterbury-based lender to spin off its health savings account business, now the largest in the country. In a post on its website Monday, Kerrisdale Capital said Webster Financial Corp.'s HSA...
  • Crossing out names of executors could invalidate will

    Q: I have a will along with a power of attorney for health and assets. I listed in my will an executor and three other people as backup executors, just in case one doesn't want to do it. (Out of four people one might be willing to be the executor.) The...
  • Washington health exchange needed 4 days to fix overbilling

    Money will be returned by Friday morning to about 13,000 Washington health exchange customers who had double or triple their insurance premiums withdrawn from their bank accounts — four days after the problem was discovered, exchange officials said....
  • Gov. Malloy doubts Connecticut lawmakers will increase taxes

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has heard the growing complaints about his proposed spending cuts but doubts the General Assembly has the appetite to ultimately increase taxes to cover those reductions. "I don't see that Connecticut's going to be raising taxes,"...