NRLN In the News Article Archives

November 2021

Biden signs $1T infrastructure bill with bipartisan audience By Josh Boak; The Associated Press ~ Nov 15, 2021

Health Measures In Spending Bill Wouldn’t Kick In Until After Midterms Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Nov 15, 2021

Top Obama Economist Larry Summers Comes Out Swinging Against Biden Admin Over Inflation Surge From Harry Wilmerding; Daily Caller ~ Nov 15, 2021

Inflation Is Back. Here’s What It Could Mean For Retirees From Joel Johnson; Forbes  ~ Nov 15, 2021

Opinion: It’s time for Congress to get Medicare drug pricing reform right From Michael Ward; The Hill ~ Nov 15, 2021

Inflation poses new challenges for progressives  By Naomi Jagoda; The Hill ~ Nov 13, 2021

AMA Delegates Spar Over Medicare Drug Price Negotiation — Some worry this could lead to price controls for physician services | By Joyce Frieden; MedPage Today ~ Nov 14, 2021

Medicare premiums to jump in part due to pricey Alzheimer’s drug  By Peter Sullivan; The Hill ~ Nov 12, 2021

Dems’ plan to limit drug price inflation faces test in Senate By Alice Miranda Ollstein & Megan Wilson; Politico ~ Nov 13, 2021

Progressives want a wealth tax for the super rich. Here’s why it’s hard to pull off By David Gura; NPR ~ Nov 13, 2021

Nursing homes can now lift most COVID restrictions on visits By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar; The Associated Press ~ Nov 12, 2021

Opinion: Why Democrats’ prescription drug pricing provision would have hurt seniors From Shay Hawkins; The Hill ~ Nov 13, 2021

Opinion: Physician pay cuts are another threat to independent practices  From Richard Menger; The Hill ~ Nov 13, 2021

Most millionaires could get tax cut under House Dems’ tax plan

By Brian Faler; Politico ~ Nov 12, 2021

Medicare Part B premiums for 2022 jump by 14.5% from this year, far above the estimated rise in cost

By Sarah O’Brien; CNBC ~ Nov 12, 2021

The Truth About Those Medicare Advantage TV Commercials From Richard Eisenberg; Forbes  ~ Nov 12, 2021

Researcher: Medicare Advantage Plans Costing Billions More Than They Should

By Fred Schulte; Kaiser Health News ~ Nov 11, 2021

Key budget office caught in crosshairs over Biden spending plan  By Aris Folley; The Hill ~ Nov 12, 2021

Majority of surgeons in new survey warn of longer wait times, care delays if Medicare cuts go through By Robert King; Fierce Healthcare ~ Nov 11, 2021

Seniors Get the Biggest Social Security Raise in Years—and It’s Already Been Eaten up by Inflation From Paul Brandus; Barron’s ~ Nov 11, 2021

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Is Open Season for Scammers By Susan Jaffe; Kaiser Health News ~ Nov 11, 2021

Medicare Advantage Plans Cost Taxpayers More Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Nov 11, 2021

Blood test accurately identifies people at risk for Alzheimer’s, study finds By Brian P. Dunleavy; United Press International ~ Nov 11, 2021

IRS Adds FAQs on In-Service Distributions, Rehiring Retirees By John Iekel; ASPPA ~ Nov 10, 2021

Real Medicare drug savings in Dems’ bill — but not overnight By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar; The Associated Press ~ Nov 10, 2021

Lobbyists Spend Big To Push Changes In Drug Pricing Legislation Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Nov 10, 2021

Stock buyback tax is inefficient and could threaten retiree nest eggs  By Pinar Cebi Wilber; The Hill ~ Nov 10, 2021

Fed: Public Health Failures Will Threaten The U.S. Economy  Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Nov 09, 2021

Stroke Risk Reduced With Vegetable Fat Consumption Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Nov 09, 2021

Pension Smoothing Relief, Digital Asset Reporting Passed By Ted Godbout; ASPPA ~ Nov 08, 2021

Democrats Choosing Less Risky Path on Drug Prices By Margot Sanger-Katz; The New York Times ~  Nov 08, 2021

How to pay taxes on an IRA withdrawal — and the right way to report them to the IRS By Bill Bischoff; MarketWatch ~  Nov 08, 2021

Medicare beneficiaries must have the option to recover safely at home By Joanne Cunningham & William Domb; The Hill ~ Nov 08, 2021

Opinion: The Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Plan In The Biden BBB Bill Is Not What It’s Claimed To Be  From Elizabeth Bauer; Forbes  ~ Nov 06, 2021

Price transparency can put an end to $700 bills for emergency room waits  From Cynthia A. Fisher; The Hill ~ Nov 06, 2021

How To Choose The Right Employee Benefits For 2022 During Open Enrollment From David Cont; Forbes  ~ Nov 05, 2021

Democrats Plan to Expand Medicare Hearing Benefits. What Can Consumers Expect? By Rachana Pradhan; Kaiser Health News ~ Nov 05, 2021

Demands for CBO score jeopardize Friday House voteBy Cristina Marcos; The Hill ~ Nov 05, 2021

Moderates balk at $1.75 trln Biden bill, tax arbiter says revenues fall short  By David Morgan & Susan Cornwell; Reuters ~ Nov 04, 2021

Democrats’ Compromise Would Allow Medicare Drug Price Negotiations For First Time  Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  Nov 03, 2021

Democrats announce deal for lower drug prices in Biden bill  By Lisa Mascaro & Farnoush Amiri; The Associated Press ~ Nov 02, 2021

Manchin wavers on Biden’s plan, Democrats vow to push ahead By Lisa Mascaro & Farnoush Amiri; The Associated Press ~ Nov 01, 2021

Democrats race to reach deal on prescription drug pricing By Peter Sullivan & Scott Wong ; The Hill ~ Nov 01, 2021