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  • Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners

    Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners
    Newport Beach oncologist Minh Nguyen woke up Wednesday wearing a dubious distinction: Medicare's highest-paid doctor in California and one of the top physicians nationwide. Some of his patients and fellow physicians immediately called him wanting an...
  • Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

    Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low
    WASHINGTON — The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Obama took office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence the healthcare law is extending coverage to...
  • Employer insurance increasing as Obamacare rolls out, study finds

    Employer insurance increasing as Obamacare rolls out, study finds
    WASHINGTON - In addition to gains in insurance coverage as a direct result of the Affordable Care Act, the number of Americans covered by employer-provided insurance also has increased in the last year, according to newly released data from the Rand Corp....
  • Rand's Obamacare stats: 9.3 million new insureds, and counting

    Rand's Obamacare stats: 9.3 million new insureds, and counting
    The long-awaited Rand Corp. study of Obamacare's effect on health insurance coverage was released Tuesday and confirmed the numbers that had been telegraphed for more than a week: At least 9.3 million more Americans have health insurance now than in...
  • Obamacare sign-ups surge in California ahead of deadline

    Obamacare sign-ups surge in California ahead of deadline
    Strong consumer interest in Obamacare coverage ahead of Monday's enrollment deadline was leading to long waits and website trouble for some Californians. The Covered California exchange said sign-ups have been building throughout the week with about 80,...
  • Search for Malaysia jet shifts 680 miles northeast

    Search for Malaysia jet shifts 680 miles northeast
    BEIJING — The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said Friday it had a new "credible lead" that suggested Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 probably crashed 680 miles northeast of the search area where more than a dozen planes and ships have been...
  • Abby Huntsman gets a few more things wrong on 'entitlements'

    Abby Huntsman gets a few more things wrong on 'entitlements'
    Let's acknowledge at the top that Abby Huntsman, one of the four anchors of MSNBC's youth-oriented news show "The Cycle," has taken on an ambitious task for herself: She's been trying to discuss U.S. fiscal policy, which is chock full of complicated...
  • Fannie and Freddie's steep fees hurting home buyers, critics say

    WASHINGTON — When you're raking in tens of billions of dollars in profits by helping credit-elite borrowers buy homes, couldn't you lighten up on fees a little for everyday folks who'd also like to buy? That's a question increasingly being posed...
  • Clues emerge on Malaysia jet, but weather interrupts search

    Clues emerge on Malaysia jet, but weather interrupts search
    BEIJING -- More tantalizing clues emerged Thursday about the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as fresh satellites photos showed a debris field in the South Indian Ocean off Australia, but the retrieval was frustrated by poor weather. Thailand...
  • More than 6 million people have signed up for Obamacare

    More than 6 million people have signed up for Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — With the Monday deadline still a few days away, the White House announced Thursday that more than 6 million people have signed up for health insurance through online marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act. That number, though...
  • 800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments

    800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments
    Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures. The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...