A new Kaiser Family Foundation tool shows the harsh reality of trying to shift more Medicare costs to already-strapped seniors.
Federal data show that a tiny sliver of medical providers accounts for a hefty share of Medicare costs. You can find out how much your doctor collects.
Feds say the telemarketing operation, which is being shut down, targeted seniors and pretended to be connected with Medicare, Social Security or health insurers.
Your insurer may have a pricing tool that can help -- and you may be surprised at how your choices and requests can affect the final bill, even when you're dealing with emergency care.
There are no guarantees, of course, but there are ways to get help with basic tasks and to make accidents less likely.
Patients and their families need to be on extra vigilant to make sure personal data is safe from scammers and medical identity thieves.
A group of corporate executives thinks Americans should have to wait longer to get Social Security and Medicare. Guess the median retirement age for the nation's top CEOs.
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