Archive for November, 2010

Pick the Best Medicare Advantage Plan for You

Two new resources can help you compare your options.

If Medicare Rates Are Lowered, Will Doctors Reduce Access To Care?

From today’s Hartford Courant : A majority of Connecticut doctors who took part in an online survey said they would stop seeing Medicare patients or reduce those patients’ access to care if Medicare rates are reduced Wednesday, as scheduled. But it appears the 23 percent cut to Medicare reimbursement rates will be postponed at least [...]

Medicare may have claim against some personal injury awards

Seniors who continue to work after age 65 when they are eligible for Medicare but receive health care benefits from their employers may have encountered a strange distinction when they are told that their employer-based coverage is considered “primary” and Medicare is “secondary.”

Congress stalls cut to doctors’ Medicare formula

Congress agreed to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors yesterday, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation’s senior citizens.

Medicare reprieve given to doctors

WashingtonCongress agreed Monday to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over…

Medicare deadline Dec. 31

People eligible for Medicare have until Dec. 31 to add, drop or change prescription drug and health care plans for 2011.

Medicare Advantage provision going smoothly so far

One of the most significant savings envisioned in the new health- care law – limiting payments to the private health plans that cover 11 million older Americans under Medicare – is, so far, bringing little of the turbulence that the insurance industry and many Republicans predicted.

Medicare questions? Watch Leslie Nielsen

Medicare called upon the late comedic actor to help seniors with its program.

Congress Agrees to Delay Medicare Payment Cuts

House Votes to Postpone 23 Percent Cut in Doctors’ Pay Scheduled to Take Effect Dec. 1; Senate Already Passed Bill

Medicare Cuts May Reduce Access To Care

Connecticut Doctors Say They Will Stop Accepting Patients If reimbursement Rates Slashed Get Business Mobile Text Alerts : Text BIZ To 37798 A majority of Connecticut doctors who took part in an online survey said they would stop seeing Medicare patients or reduce those patients’ access to care if Medicare rates are reduced Wednesday, as [...]

Medicare Advantage provision going smoothly

One of the most significant savings envisioned in the new health care law – limiting payments to the private health plans that cover 11 million older Americans under Medicare – is, so far, bringing little of the turbulence that the insurance industry and many Republicans predicted.

Congress Delays Cuts to Doctor Medicare Payments

Congress agreed Monday to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation’s elderly

Medicare Changes For The New Year

Changes are coming for Medicare coverage in 2011. Now is the time to check your coverage.

Medicare marathon fundraiser in Media

November is Medicare Open enrollment Season: Anderson Elder Law is pleased to announce that it will hold its Second Annual Medicare Marathon from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30 from at 206 Old State Road in Media.

Congress puts off cuts to doctor Medicare payments

Congress agreed Monday to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation’s elderly.