Diane Archer

CVS plans to buy Aetna: Will consumers pay more?

CVS Health, a chain of retail pharmacies, plans to buy Aetna for $69 billion in an effort to compete against Amazon in the health care space. CVS further plans to build a network of medical clinics...

GOP tax bill has hidden middle class tax hike

Michael Hiltzik reports for the LA Times on a GOP middle class tax hike hidden in the House and Senate tax bills. Beyond the you may have read on Just Care and other media outlets about how the bill...

GOP tax bill cuts $400 billion from Medicare

On Friday December 1, 51 Senate Republicans voted to slash Medicare as much as $400 billion  over the  the next ten years in order to pay for tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires. The tax bill...

FDA approves first digital pill

The New York Times reports that the FDA has approved the first digital pill, a pill that allows doctors to know whether you took your medicines and when. This latest health technology embeds a sensor...

Enrolling in Medicare? Here’s a checklist

Most people get Medicare just before they turn 65 (though people with disabilities get Medicare after they receive SSDI for 24 months and people with ALS get Medicare the first month they receive...