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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump’s budget even as the sickest patients save money. That may make it harder to sell the complex plan to Congress in an election year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 13, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump's budget even as the sickest patients save thousands of dollars, a complex trade-off that may make it harder to sell Congress on the plan in an election year. In budget documents,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 09, 2018 - 1:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen, an administration official said. A senior administration official outlined the plan Thursday on...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 09, 2018 - 1:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen. A senior administration official outlined the plan Thursday on condition of anonymity ahead of...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen, an administration official said Thursday. A senior administration official outlined the plan on...
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February 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressional budget deal would shift a bigger share of Medicare's medication costs to drug companies, a change that could help limit future increases in beneficiaries' premiums for prescription coverage. Changes to Medicare's popular "Part D" prescription plan headline a long...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. Flu season continues to get worse, as this has become the most intense the country has seen since a pandemic strain hit nine years ago, U.S. health officials said on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
January 26, 2018 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third straight week. Only Hawaii has been spared. Last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the flu. That's the highest level since the swine flu pandemic in 2009. The...
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A firefighter inspects a burnt hospital after a fire in Miryang, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. A fire swept through the hospital in southeastern South Korea on Friday, killing more than 30 people and injuring dozens of others in one of the country’s most deadly fire incidents in recent years. (Kim Dong-mi/Yonhap via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 6:35 am
MIRYANG, South Korea (AP) — A fire raced through a small South Korean hospital with no sprinkler system on Friday, killing 37 people, many of them elderly, and injuring more than 140 others in the country's deadliest blaze in about a decade. Sejong Hospital in the southeastern city of Miryang has a...
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A person injured in a fire is carried from a hospital in Miryang, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The hospital fire causes scores of casualties and injuries, according to a fire agency official. (Kim Dong-mi/Yonhap via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 2:43 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fire spread flames and smoke through a South Korean hospital Friday morning, killing at least 37 people, mainly from suffocation, and injuring nearly 130 others in one of the country's deadliest blazes in years. The dead included three hospital staff and several people...
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Rescue teams carry a body from a hospital fire in Miryang, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. A fire swept through the hospital in southeastern South Korea on Friday, killing more than 30 people and injuring dozens in one of the country's most deadly fires in recent years. (Kim Gu Yeon/Gyeongnam Domin Ilbo via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 2:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on a hospital fire in South Korea (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Fire authorities have revised the death toll from a hospital fire in southeastern South Korea to 37. The National Fire Agency earlier said 39 were killed in the fire at Sejong Hospital in the city of...
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Rescue teams carry a body from a hospital fire in Miryang, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. A fire swept through the hospital in southeastern South Korea on Friday, killing more than 30 people and injuring dozens in one of the country's most deadly fires in recent years. (Kim Gu Yeon/Gyeongnam Domin Ilbo via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 1:19 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on a hospital fire in South Korea (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A hospital official says three members of the medical staff died in the fire that killed at least 39 people at a hospital in South Korea. One emergency room doctor who was on duty, one nurse and one...
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