Medicare, Medicaid and Dual Eligibility

Medicare and Medicaid are often mistaken to be the same thing. While they are both government programs that help pay for healthcare coverage, they...
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How to Pay Your Medicare Premiums Online

Paying bills can be a stressful part of your month. But paying online can take away some of the worry of remembering to pay...
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New Bill Would Allow Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices

A new bill has been introduced to allow the government to negotiate with drug companies to bring down the price of prescription drugs. This...
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New Bill Includes Hearing Aid Coverage Under Medicare

While diagnostic hearing and balance exams are covered under Medicare Part B, Medicare does not, currently, proved coverage for hearing aids. This may come as...
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How Telehealth Services Help Medicare Recipients

Telehealth services remain a relatively new asset of the American healthcare system. Also referred to as telemedicine, the process involves a video conference between...

Medicare Part D Premiums to Decrease

The nearly 43 million Medicare beneficiaries who have enrolled in Medicare Part D can expect to save a bit on prescription drugs next year!...
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The Debate on Mandatory Prescription Drug Rebates in Medicare

Should Medicare have a mandatory prescription drug rebate just like Medicaid? President Trump’s administration appears to believe so. According to the Washington Post, White...
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What is Single-Payer Healthcare?

Amidst the ongoing chaos that has been the GOP-led plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, there's been much discussion about what type of health...

New Bill Would Allow ‘Buy-in’ to Medicare

Representative Brian Higgins of NY, along with Joe Courtney and John Larson of CT, has introduced a new bill to improve the Affordable Care...

Happy Birthday Medicare!

On this day in 1965, the United States Senate voted, by a 70-24 margin, to pass H.R. 6675 (89th): An Act to provide a hospital...
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