Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves. Like many other immigrants, they worried personal information on their son’s application for government-subsidized health insurance could draw the attention of immigration authorities.
Most of us would rather not dole out cash to insure our cars and homes, not necessarily for something that doesn’t even exist. Well, now there’s a thriving industry dedicated to the sale of insurance — for fantasy football players.
Medicare’s basic monthly premium will rise significantly less than expected next year, the government announced Thursday. The new Part B premium for outpatient care will be $99.90 a month for 2012, or about $7 less than projected.