One House Call Has Big Aging-In-Place Payoff
When it comes to helping seniors age in their own home, an in-home assessment from a physician or nurse practitioner goes a long way. (Tim Mullaney/Home Health Care News)

Another Challenge of Old Age: Keeping Your Teeth
According to the American Dental Association, a fifth of people age 75 and older haven’t seen a dentist in the past five years. (Anna Gorman/Kaiser Health News)

Berg Insight: 4.9 Million Patients Remotely Monitored
The number of remotely monitored patients grew by 51 percent to 4.9 million in 2015 (M2M World News)

Health Law Avoiders Won’t Get Reprieve This Tax Season
Federal officials said Monday that if uninsured people don’t obtain coverage within the health law’s official enrollment period, which ends Jan. 31, they won’t get an extension to avoid the law’s penalty for going without insurance this time around. (Louise Radnofsky/The Wall Street Journal)

Public Health Gets Least Money, Does Most
Just three cents of each U.S. health care dollar goes to public health even though it plays a far bigger role in keeping Americans well than medical care, a top federal official said at a forum presented by USA TODAY and insurer Cigna. (Jane O’Donell and Laura Unger/USA Today)