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U.S. Medicare expands offer to reverse late enrollment penalties

You sign up for an Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace exchange health policy sometime before you turn 65 - and then you mistakenly stay there past age 65, when by law you need to switch to Medicare. That results in costly lifetime late-enrollment penalties on your Medicare premiums.

Ideology threatens to trump facts in official Medicare handbook

In September, the federal government will mail a handbook on Medicare enrollment to 43 million households. "Medicare & You" is an important, authoritative source on a wide array of plan options for the annual enrollment period that runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, and it has been mailed out to beneficiaries each year since 1999.

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Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

ELIZABETH, N.J. Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. | Video