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The Top 5 States to Grow Old In

Many people have a vision of what their retirement will look like. For some people, geography can play a huge role in determining your...
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2019 Means Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D

On April 2nd, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) noted several changes to Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D in a 1,156...
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Good News for Medicare: Crucial Programs Avoid Cuts

You might have heard about the $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill (H.R. 1625, the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill) that President Trump signed...
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Paul Ryan Announces His Retirement

Paul Ryan has announced that he will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives in November.   The National Committee to Preserve Social Security...
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Medicare Responds to the Opioid Crisis

So far two dozen states and many private insurers have placed limits on opioid prescriptions, and Medicare responded by creating their own rule to...
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What to Know about Observation Status and Hospital Care

Observation status is a hospital grey area that can mean the difference between Medicare covering 100% of your hospital costs and you paying thousands...
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Why Some Docs are Opting Out of Medicare

Are doctors required to serve Medicare patients? Here’s the ugly truth – doctors are not required to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients. Physicians and clinics...
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How to Reduce Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Retirees will spend an average of $250,000 on healthcare after retirement. High healthcare costs could prevent you from having the retirement you imagined. If...
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How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Americans spend more on prescription drugs than any other country in the world for several reasons. The entrepreneurial spirit of American healthcare is one...
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New and Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D

On February 9, the President signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law which includes changes to Medicare Part D coverage. Days later,...