There are penalties for late enrollment in Medicare Part B and Part D. You could lose your right to buy Medigap coverage. Tests ordered at your annual checkup may cost you.
Many older Americans fear that a long illness will leave them broke in retirement. The traditional answer was to buy long-term care insurance - but is it still the right one?
The Well-Being Index ranks U.S. cities based on a host of quality-of-life factors, from how often people exercise to optimism. Small cities average better. Here are the best.
The HealthCare.gov website isn't yet equipped to handle appeals by thousands of consumers seeking to correct errors when signing up for the new federal health care law.
If you have decided not to purchase a health insurance plan, you should learn the specifics of the penalty stipulated under the Affordable Care Act.
After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?
Not all the figures associated with the rollout of President Obama's health care law are dreary. Here's an early look at Obamacare's early going, by the numbers.
The deadline has passed, and so too the surprise grace period, for signing up for health insurance as part of the nation's health care law. Now what?
The Obama administration extends the Dec. 23 deadline for signing up for insurance by a day, giving Americans in 36 states more time to select a plan.
For most Americans who don't have health insurance, Monday is the deadline to sign up for coverage starting on Jan. 1 under the new health care law -- but exceptions exist.
People whose existing health care insurance has been canceled because of the Affordable Care Act won't be hit with tax penalties for failing to line up new coverage.
Health chief Kathleen Sebelius asks for an investigation into the private contractors involved in the flawed launch of the HealthCare.gov website.
U.S. prosecutors charge 49 Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income.
Mom may have taught you it's not polite to talk about money, but when it comes to discussing finances with her and dad, the consequences of polite silence can be disastrous.
The Supreme Court has agreed to consider religious objections made by corporations to a provision of "Obamacare" requiring employers to cover birth control.
The HealthCare.gov website has security flaws that put user data at "critical risk" despite recent government assurances it is safe to use, an expert warns.
Seeking to calm a growing furor, President Obama says he's sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep under "Obamacare."
When the whole family gathers for a holiday meal, the odds are, eventually, the subject of finances will come up -- and focused on the topics you least want to discuss.