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More Medicare Plan Choice: Helpful or Confusing? BY MINDY YOCHELSON: Is more better when it comes to health-plan choice? Medicare is leaning toward that position in...
Trump guts Medicare

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OPINION: Trump's next move: After tax cuts, gut Medicare BY TOM MORAN: By a 2-1 margin, Americans oppose the Republican tax plan and say it favors...
Sweeping changes to Medicare prescription drug costs

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Sweeping changes to Medicare prescription drug costs, availability in the works under proposed rule BY ST. GEORGE NEWS: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued...

Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare

A new Medicare card scam is targeting seniors. Here's how to spot it BY MEGAN LEONHARDT: Millions of seniors will be updating healthcare plans as...
Medicare billing: Hospital "observation" can cost you

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Medicare billing: Hospital "observation" can cost you BY WALECIA KONRAD: ... However, Higgins' remarkable recovery comes with a big price tag. Because of a common...
Medicare trap

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Working past 65? Beware of this Medicare trap that could cost you thousands in taxes BY MICHAEL HILTZIK: We can say two things for sure...
Trump repeal Obamacare

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Week ahead: Trump puts pressure on lawmakers to repeal ObamaCare mandate BY PETER SULLIVAN: The GOP debate over how to repeal ObamaCare is poised to...
UDIs Medicare claims

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Sen. Warren: Adding UDIs to Medicare claims forms should be a 'no-brainer' BY ZACHARY BRENNAN: Millions of Americans are implanted with various medical devices each year,...
late sign up fees Medicare

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Medicare should warn enrollees on steep late sign-up penalties BY MARK MILLER: CHICAGO (Reuters) - For many Americans entering retirement, it comes as an unwelcome...

Today’s Hot Topics in Medicare

Medicare Enrollment Fraud BY FOX SAN ANTONIO: Open enrollment for Medicare is going on now through December 7th, giving scam artists another opportunity to steal...