Senior citizens are switching from privately run insurance plans for traditional Medicare when they face serious, long-term health conditions, a study shows.Researchers at Brown University found that 17 percent of Medicare Advantage patients who entered nursing homes for long-term care chose to swit
The government may have shut down this week, but the Affordable Care Act is marching forward. The state and federal websites were live by early Tuesday morning. But many people encountered glitches, delays, and error messages.
A lawsuit filed Thursday claims a nonprofit hospital in northwest Chicago failed to provide charity care to two low-income, uninsured patients, reopening a longstanding controversy in Illinois over whether hospitals are doing enough charitable work to qualify for lucrative tax exemptions.Swedish Cov