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New Bill Would Cut Down on Opioid Abuse in Medicare Part...

Opioid addiction takes the lives of almost 100 Americans each day. The states with the highest number of opioids prescribed per 100 people are...

3 Must-Know Things About Medicare Part B

What is Medicare Part B? Medicare Part B, also known as medical insurance, helps cover medically necessary services and supplies needed for the diagnosis...

How Do You Prefer to Hear from Your Health Plan?

With the growing use of digital technology, texts, emails and online “patient portals” have become commonplace. But is it easier to talk on the...
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Opioid Epidemic Hits Both Young and Old

When you think of the opioid epidemic, you usually think of a younger population. However, the problem is growing among the older population, who...
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World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day: Shedding Light

This article was originally published on June 7, 2017, and last updated on September 21, 2017. September 21 is World Alzheimer's Day, a day to...

Remembering 9/11

16 years ago today, almost 3,000 people were killed in the largest terrorist attack on American soil. September 11 is called “Patriot Day,” and is a...

Happy Labor Day!

While most summer vacationers recognize today as the unofficial end to summer, Labor Day celebrates the hard-working people who dedicated themselves to their jobs...
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Received Bad Care? Here’s How to File a Complaint

This article was originally published on July 11, 2017 and updated on December 27, 2017.  If you’re unhappy with the care you’re receiving from your...

Happy Independence Day!

All of us here at Medicare World wish you and your family and friends a fun, safe, and happy Independence Day! Here are some of...

10 Health Tips that Help Seniors Thrive

Even when you are covered by Medicare for your various healthcare needs, there's always a risk of developing serious illnesses. Prevention is key. In addition...