July 15th, 2019
Planning to travel while on Medicare? Make sure you have coverage.
Many adults age 65 or older like to travel. But before you travel beyond your backyard, check whether your health insurance travels with you. Click here to read more.
End Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices (ETC) Model
CMS is proposing the ETC Model to encourage greater use of home dialysis and kidney transplants for Medicare beneficiaries with ESRD. Click here to read more.
July 8th, 2019
10 Medicare Services You Can Get for Free
If there’s one cost that tends to rise among seniors, it’s healthcare.The good news, however, is that Medicare enrollees are entitled to a number of no-cost services designed to keep them healthy. Click here to read more.
July 5th, 2019
CMS expands Medicare coverage of blood pressure monitoring device
The CMS announced Tuesday it has extended coverage of blood pressure monitoring devices to all Medicare beneficiaries suspected of reporting abnormal blood pressure levels when administered in clinical settings. Click here to read more.
Medicare considering whether to start covering acupuncture
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering whether or not acupuncture treatments should be covered as an alternative to addictive pain medications. Click here to read more.
July 1st, 2019
Beware of Scams
Scammers are everywhere and come in many different forms. They are targeting those who are looking for Social Security program and benefit information. What you can do to be safe. Click here to read more.
June 28th, 2019
Hospital reimbursement rate study
A study was conducted and has examined the Healthcare Costs from data collected in 2016. The hospital industry has spoken out against studies that name hospital prices as a key player in the overall rise of healthcare costs. Click here to read more.
CareDX supports Medicare Immunosuppressive Medication Legislation
CareDX & legislative representatives are working together to improving the long-term health outcomes of transplant patients and a key component of that is ensuring patients have access to immunosuppressive medications for the life of their transplanted kidney. Click here to read more.
May 6th, 2019
How Do Your Medicare Options Factor Into Your Overall Retirement Plan?
Retirement planning and Medicare are taken care of at the same time. It’s important to know what your options are while navigating these particular worlds. Click here to read more.
VA Makes Deal With Medicare to Monitor Drugs Prescribed to Vets
As we all know, drug issues have been very common in vet’s lives for many decades. Finally, the VA has made a deal with Medicare to help cut back on these issues. Please click here to read more about it.
April 29th 2019
Medicare May Be Better Than Employer Insurance
While many people still continue to work past retirement age, there have been questions as to whether Medicare or their insurance through work is better. While it is certainly circumstantial, there is a good amount of information within this article that may help answer this question for many people on Medicare. Please click here to read this article.
HEALTH SPOTLIGHT: Decoding Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 5-Star System
If you have ever wondered what hospitals in your area have the best ratings, especially in regards to Medicare, this article helps you figure it out. While it’s not easy to do research during an emergency, this could help you find a good hospital just in case. Please either click the title or here to read more.
April 27th 2019
Should You Sign Up for Medicare if You’re Covered by a Health Plan at Work?
For those that are still working and hitting Medicare age, there are many questions that come up. This news article will help answer a few questions that you may have. Just click here to check it out.
April 15th 2019
Three Important Health Services Medicare Won’t Cover
The most important part of healthcare is knowing what is covered. Medicare covers less than the average health plan. Click here to read about the three most important services that aren’t covered.
April 9th 2019
Medicare Advantage Plans to Offer Expanded Supplemental Benefits and Telehealth Services
There are many changes happening with Medicare. This article explains how Medicare Advantage has been planning to provided extended telehealth services, as well as supplemental benefits. This will be especially beneficial to those that have chronic illnesses. Click here to learn more.
April 3rd 2019
TONI KING: Does Medicare Cover Dental Care?
If you have wondered if Medicare covers dental, this is the article for you. It answers questions that many people at Medicare age have. Please click here to read.