Congressional Budget Office projects lower Medicare and Medicaid costs
Published:Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:23:00 -0700  
Reduced costs for medical services and labor have trimmed the 10-year projected cost of Medicare and Medicaid by $89 billion...

Looking Beyond Medicare's Nursing Home Ratings: What To Know Before Picking a Facility
Published:Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:43:03 -0700  
This week, The New York Times published an investigative report by Katie Thomas on Medicare’s five-star rating system for nursing homes.  Among its findings: Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare tool relies largely on self-reported data by the facilities themselves and is thus unreliable....

Fact Check: Ernst on Medicare
Published:Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:02:44 -0700  
Introduction “Joni Ernst wants to cut Medicare and end its guarantee. Seniors are going to pay thousands more while insurance companies rake in bigger profits.” An accopanying graphic claims “Retirees would have to pay $6,400 more a year.” Source A TV ad from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched this week in Iowa. Analysis The claim Joni Ernst wants to cut Medicare actually ......

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Sets September 8 as Deadline for 2015 ACO Participant List Changes
Published:Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:33:51 -0700  
Richard Lucibella, CEO of Accountable Care Options, LLC, reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has determined that Monday, September 8 will be the last date to submit change requests ......

Medicare Advantage patients find themselves in regulatory limbo
Published:Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700  
States lack oversight but feds are struggling to keep with fast-growing health plans....

Docs, drug companies, insurers drive up Medicare costs
Published:Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700  
Commentary: reform drove down hospital costs, creating Medicare savings, but insurers, doctors and drug companies escaped cuts....

Medicare part D enrollment
Published:Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:44:59 -0700  
Blue Mountain Health System will co-sponsor a Medicare Part D open enrollment program with the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the ground floor community room at the Gnaden Huetten campus, 211 N. 12th St., Lehighton....

Get Medicare Supplement Quotes in an Instant at MSIC
Published:Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0700  
Medicare supplement comparison site "MSIC" announced today that they have added even more companies to their comparison list Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2014 / Medicare Supplemental ......

Wrong Medicare decision cost me $5,000 a year!
Published:Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:02:21 -0700  
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Congressional Budget Office projects lo...
Published:Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:23:00 -0700
Reduced costs for medical services and labor have trimmed the 10-year projected cost of Medicare and Medicaid by $89 billion......
Looking Beyond Medicare's Nursing H...
Published:Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:43:03 -0700
This week, The New York Times published an investigative report by Katie Thomas on Medicare’s five-star rating system for nursing homes.  Among its findings: Medicare’s Nursi......
Fact Check: Ernst on Medicare...
Published:Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:02:44 -0700
Introduction “Joni Ernst wants to cut Medicare and end its guarantee. Seniors are going to pay thousands more while insurance companies rake in bigger profits.” An accopanying......
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Ser...
Published:Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:33:51 -0700
Richard Lucibella, CEO of Accountable Care Options, LLC, reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has determined that Monday, September 8 will be the last date to......
Medicare Advantage patients find themse...
Published:Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700
States lack oversight but feds are struggling to keep with fast-growing health plans.......