Some hospitals left out of Medicare Advantage providers network

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Medicare Advantage provider is advertising for new customers in Kanawha County and surrounding areas, but officials with one local health system wonder why theyre not part of the providers network. Senior citizens on Medi…

The facts about Medicare premiums

You may have heard rumors lately that Medicare Part B premiums are shooting up – by as much as 200 percent.Those rumors are completely false, I’m happy to say.In fact, for most people with Medicare, the Part B premium will rise by $3.50 per month…

Fixing Medicare

Its problems are profound, but beware of anyone promising quick fixes.

Medicare open enrollment has begun

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Medicare open enrollment has begun

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Guinta apparently willing to undermine Medicare

Over the past two months, I have received two very similar fancy glossy color pamphlets asking me to thank Congressman Frank Guinta, R-N.H., for protecting Medicare Part D. The first pamphlet came from a group called the American Action Network and the…

Wasting Medicare Money?

Why will Medicare pay for an expensive treatment for breast cancer that the F.D.A. has found to pose risks with no proven benefit?

Wasting Medicare Money?

Why will Medicare pay for an expensive treatment for breast cancer that the F.D.A. has found to pose risks with no proven benefit?

Broker: Get advice when applying for Medicare

The 1.3 million Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey may not know it, but time is running out for making changes to their health care coverage. The new deadline is Dec. 7.

Medicare formula could make trouble for Colorado doctors, patients

DENVER – The battle over the federal deficit has Colorado doctors paying particularly close attention right now.

Economix Blog: Wasting Medicare Money?

Why will Medicare pay for an expensive treatment for breast cancer that the F.D.A. has found to pose risks with no proven benefit?

Five questions about GOP’s plan to privatize Medicare

Republicans are demanding that Medicare be privatized, but what would that mean for average citizens?

Medicare open enrollment has begun

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Medicare open enrollment comes earlier

From the middle of last month until Dec. 7 is Medicare’s 2012 Open enrollment period and participants should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past.

Wasting Medicare Money?

Why will Medicare pay for an expensive treatment for breast cancer that the F.D.A. has found to pose risks with no proven benefit?