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Trump Goes Back on Promise to Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices

On Friday, Trump went back on a campaign promise to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices with drug companies. This omission was part of...
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Don't Wait for Medicare Open Enrollment If You Don't Have To BY DAN CAPLINGER: Medicare is a vital part of retirement planning for millions of...
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How to Return to Work after Retirement

Are you thinking about returning to work after retirement? You may choose to go back to work for several reasons. One reason could be...
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What is Part D Catastrophic Coverage?

What is it? Catastrophic Coverage is the 4th stage of Medicare Part D drug coverage, after the Coverage Gap (or ‘Donut Hole’) stage. Unless you...
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Why Can't Medicare Patients Use Drugmakers' Discount Coupons? BY MICHELLE ANDREWS: ...My doctor wants me to take Repatha for my high cholesterol, but my Medicare...
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High-Income Earners to See Hike in Medicare Costs

High-income earners could see a 200 percent increase in their Medicare prices in the coming months. Due to a recent change in income brackets...
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Hearing Aid Prices Too High? Here are Some Alternatives

Hearing aid prices are high, and the price tag can leave many Medicare beneficiaries at a loss. Medicare Part B only covers diagnostic hearing...
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Is Long Term Care in the Future for Medicare?

One of the main problems people have with Medicare is that it doesn’t provide coverage for long term care. This can make the process...
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Did Trump's budget include a $2 trillion cut for Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security? BY DAN CLARK: During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump said he...