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Roughly a dozen activists and union members gathered outside the Burbank office of Rep. Adam Schiff’s Wednesday, urging the congressman to protect federal health insurance programs, while blasting what they called the nation's “rigged tax...
Tags: AFL-CIO, Social Security, Health Insurance, Google+, Adam Schiff
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...
I read with interest your article on Assemblyman Mike Gatto's hearing in Glendale on pension reform ("Lawmakers talk pension reform following the Bell scandal," Oct. 21). It was abundantly clear that bureaucrats (whose interests align with the status...
Tags: Extradition, California, Barbara Boxer, Meg Whitman, Adam Schiff
We are in 100% agreement with the May 8 editorial "Give Gordon a chance." It is undeniably wrong that Councilman David Gordon's fellow council members should be allowed to treat the council office as a childish popularity game and continually vote to deny...
Compliments to Morning Call reporter Tim Darragh on his recent coverage of U.S. Health and Human Service's release of hospital charge data. It's eye-opening how charges for identical services vary widely across hospitals in our region. At first blush,...
We applaud Times columnist Robin Abcarian for shining the light on the inequities in our healthcare system in response to Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement about her prophylactic mastectomy. When Jolie made her medical decision, she had at her...
Most people entering the hospital can't get a straight answer to an obvious question: How much will this procedure or treatment cost? Nor can people easily compare prices among hospitals in their area. Now that is changing. The federal Centers for...
Sun SentinelA 65-year-old couple retiring this year will need $220,000 to cover future medical costs despite being enrolled in Medicare, according to a study just released by Fidelity Investments. The $220,000 covers the medical costs that Medicare doesn't with...
When Medicare disclosed average charges from thousands of U.S. hospitals for 100 common procedures last week, only one hospital was near the top in every category: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Be it a cardiac stent, a hip replacement or a...
WASHINGTON – In an unusual break in the partisan warring over healthcare, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Obama's choice to oversee the mammoth Medicare and Medicaid health programs. Marilyn Tavenner, a former hospital executive and...
email@example.comInformation on the Affordable Care Act’s upcoming effects on senior citizens in Maryland and medical equipment that can be used at home were features of the 2013 Senior and Caregiver Expo put on by Washington County CARES in Hager Hall on Thursday....
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