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Issues for elders: Improvement standard an ongoing problem for patients BY JILL BURZYNSKI: Unfortunately, there is a long-standing myth that a patient has to be “improving”...
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A Glossary of Medicare Terms

When it comes to enrolling in Medicare and understanding how the health insurance coverage for senior citizens works, it can sometimes be difficult to...
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3 Medicare Part D Questions We’ve Answered For You

From eligibility and enrollment to costs and the "donut hole," there remains a significant amount to cover when it comes to understanding Medicare Part...
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Financial 'side effects' of Medicare: Public health insurance and household portfolio choices BY MARCO ANGRISANI:  Recent studies show that with Medicare out-of-pocket expenditures decline by 40%...
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Know Your Guaranteed Issue Rights for Medigap

What is Medigap? Medigap is simply supplemental insurance that works alongside Medicare as a secondary payer on expenses Medicare doesn’t cover. Medigap encompasses various private...
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8 Essentials to Understanding Medicare

When you finally decide to retire, it will bring a plethora of new issues to tackle, and one of the most irritating may be...

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Social Security is here to stay, whatever people may say BY GEOFF SMOOT: Most Republicans still seem to think of Social Security as welfare. In a...
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This Week in Medicare: Today’s Top Stories!

Are we facing a retirement crisis? Every generation faces challenges when it comes to funding retirement, but this time, a number of different challenges are...
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American Health Care Act could chip away at Medicare Savings Programs BY MAURA CALSYN AND STACY SANDERS: The breakneck speed and secrecy surrounding the bill’s construction...
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