S.Z. Berg

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More Employers Shifting the Cost of Healthcare to Retirees

More Employers Shifting the Cost of Healthcare to Retirees

For a growing number of Americans, healthcare may be one of the largest expenses during retirement.

Medicaid May Deplete the Poor But Elderly In New York Are Protected

Medicaid May Deplete the Poor But Elderly In New York Are Protected

One of the criticisms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act is that under certain circumstances, those who qualify for coverage may have to pay back costs for care.

Non-Invasive Test Detects 94% of Cancers

Non-Invasive Test Detects 94% of Cancers

A noninvasive test has been developed that is as good as a colonoscopy at detecting both precancerous and cancerous changes in the colon and rectum.

College Board Attempts To Level the Playing Field By Revising the SAT

College Board Attempts To Level the Playing Field By Revising the SAT

Losing ground to the ACT, the College Board has set out to regain a tighter hold on the market by attempting to make its standardized test, commonly known as the SAT, more relevant to students of different socioeconomic classes and teachable to everyone.

Obamacare Marketplace Glitches Lead To Retroactive Health Insurance Coverage

Obamacare Marketplace Glitches Lead To Retroactive Health Insurance Coverage

There may be good news for qualified individuals who tried to sign up for health insurance through Healthcare.gov, the federal government's health insurance Marketplace website, but were unable to do so.

"Free" Preventative Care Can Cost You Under Obamacare

"Free" Preventative Care Can Cost You Under Obamacare

The problem is that preventive services, which don't require a copay or that your deductible be met, and which are often included as part of a routine physical, include only a specific list of checks and screenings.

Rates of Medical Errors and Inadequate Care Is Higher in Nursing Homes Than in Hospitals

Rates of Medical Errors and Inadequate Care Is Higher in Nursing Homes Than in Hospitals

While the high rates of medical errors that occur in hospitals is well known, a recent investigation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found an alarming number of adverse events in skilled nursing facilities.

Job Seekers: Edge Out the Competition With Online Resumes

Job Seekers: Edge Out the Competition With Online Resumes

Personal career websites have become more prevalent as a whole digital branding strategy by competitive job seekers.

Obamacare's New Marriage Tax Penalty

Obamacare's New Marriage Tax Penalty

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had a rough ride so far, and now it remains to be seen if it will derail wedding plans for some couples or drive married couples down the road to divorce.