Thinking Policy

Recent research shows that Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit appears to be achieving one of its key goals: providing a gateway for beneficial preventive and screening services.
Recent changes to Medicare Advantage's supplemental benefits could have significant implications for consumers.
Research finds that overall the likelihood of re-careering declines with age, suggesting that older workers may face additional hurdles transitioning into new occupations.
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New Hampshire court found that work and community engagement requirements do not support the basic objective of the Medicaid program.
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Polling data shows that contrary to popular belief, support for Social Security is consistently high in all age groups in the United States.
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Patients—not nurses—are the story when it comes to state legislative battles to modernize advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) scope of practice laws.
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The labor market rebounded in June 2019, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) monthly Employment Situation.
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Many eligible Medicare enrollees do not take advantage of their annual wellness visit benefit, or even understand what it is. Here are ten things to know.
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Utah's waiver policies would likely result in the loss of Medicaid coverage for significant numbers of low-income Utahans who rely on the program for health care.
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The number of jobs added to the economy fell sharply in May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Emerging waivers that impose work requirements and other harmful obligations on Medicaid beneficiaries as conditions of participation are likely to lead to significant numbers of people losing coverage, even as states incur greater costs.
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College costs have increased substantially from 1964 to today, and higher costs and borrowing may affect young workers’ retirement security.
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Now in its second year, AARP’s Healthy Living initiative has launched programs to equip people ages 50+ with information and tools they can use to help them manage changes that come with age.