Australia’s health system from today begins a landmark change, extending Medicare by paying benefits to nurse practitioners and midwives and their patients.
Archive for October, 2010
Federal health reforms bring benefit changes and new deadlines starting next year for Medicare recipients. The highlights:
There are lots of resources to help seniors sort out their Medicare options. You might want to consider getting help from more than one of these sources, because some are more focused on promoting only one or a few Medicare plans:
Medicare is a federal insurance plan that provides basic coverage for medical care to seniors and people with certain physical disabilities.
Here are the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Medicare.
Louis Harrison came to a Medicare seminar earlier this month looking for ways to cut his spending on prescription drugs.
As annual open enrollment gets under way Nov. 15 to Dec. 31 — the time when most seniors can buy, drop or switch plans — thousands are filling seminars. And with good reason.
A few days after voters make their decisions known at the polls, the senior members of that group will face more decision-making as the Medicare fall open-enrollment period begins under the new health care-reform legislation.
Here’s a Halloween tip: If you really want to startle some folks, dress up as a Medicare health plan.
I answered the telephone Thursday night and was greeted by a very pleasant male voice who told me he had some very good news for me. He could help me reduce my Medicare supplemental insurance pre…
LAKELAND | Health care reform won’t eliminate Medicare or damage the quality of care its patients receive, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Friday night at the University of South Florida Polytechnic.
The Fiscal Times explores whether the Medicare pilot programs in the new health law will end up saving money.
The intent is to put Democratic candidates for Congress on the defensive about the health care overhaul.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Irresponsible, misleading” election ads are needlessly frightening West Virginia seniors, state Bureau of Senior Services staff members and seniors advocates say.Federal health reform does not “gut” or even cut…
Medicare fraud couple, Lawrence Duran and Marianella Valera, will remain behind bars leading up to their trial, a federal magistrate court in Miami has ruled. Duran and Valera are accused of a $2