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CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.

23 Pct of US Adults with Health Coverage Underinsured

By Tom Murphy | May 22
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research.

Technology's Tipping Point: Google Focuses on Mobile, Mortgages & Insurance

May 7
Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.

What You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance

May 5
Many people think home insurance is straightforward, but there are key choices you need to make. CBS contributor, Mellody Hobson, tells us what to watch for so that you don't leave gaps in your insurance coverage.

Assurant Selling or Closing Health Insurance Division

May 1
The parent company of Assurant Health said it will sell or shut down the insurer, which has struggled financially since the introduction of the federal Affordable Care Act.

Health Headlines: Breastfeeding Affects Mothers' Cancer Risk

Apr 30
New research finds another benefit of breastfeeding, and this one isn't for the baby, it's for the mom. Eboni Williams has the day's top health stories.

Compromise GOP Budget Hikes War Funds, Targets 'Obamacare'

By Andrew Taylor | Apr 28
House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion boost to the Pentagon.

US Intervenes in Whistleblower Cases Against Nursing Homes

Apr 21
The Justice Department said that it is stepping into a long-running lawsuit against one of the nation's largest nursing-home chains, accusing it of systematic Medicare overbilling and putting frail patients through arduous rehab to increase revenue.

Suit Claims AIDS Foundation Scammed Medicare for $20M

By Kelli Kennedy | Apr 9
The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in an elaborate $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12-states, according to a lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court.

Medicare Bill Helps Doctors and Kids, but Deficit Foes Cool

Apr 8
Republicans say bipartisan legislation reworking how Medicare pays doctors is a milestone toward curbing the huge, growing benefit program. Many deficit foes are less impressed.

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