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Medicare News Articles

Trump Issues Executive Order Intended to Lower Medicare Drug Costs

Published August 5, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. President Trump issued an e...
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Medicare Proposal Aims to Increase Home Kidney Dialysis, Protect Beneficiaries From COVID-19

Published August 5, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare an...
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HEALS Act: New Coronavirus Relief Bill May Include Changes to Medicare

Published July 29, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. Republican members of the U....
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Medicare Extends the Medicare Care Choices Model for Hospice Services

Published July 28, 2020 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended a program that allows hospice patients with Medicare to receive concurrent care. The program, calle...
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Has COVID-19 Put Your Insurance Coverage in Limbo? Here Are Some Options

Published July 28, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The unemployment rate in the...
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CMS Administrator: Medicare Should Move from Fee-For-Service to Value-Based Model

Published July 28, 2020 There are many who believe that Medicare should transition away from the fee-for-service model and closer to the value-based model of care. Count CMS administrator Seem...
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BENES Act Aims to Help Beneficiaries Avoid Medicare Late Enrollment Penalties and Coverage Delays

Medicare enrollment can be confusing, and it can come with some potentially significant financial consequences if you don’t get it right. A bill making its way through Congress aims to help ben...
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Study Highlights the Cost Savings and Improved Health Outcomes of Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) beneficiaries experience lower out-of-pocket health care costs and better health outcomes than beneficiaries of traditional fee-for-service Medicare, according...
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Study: Nearly Half of Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Are Unaware of Their Nursing Home Benefits

Nearly half of all Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) beneficiaries don’t know whether their plan provides nursing home coverage, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the A...
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Senior Guide to Face Masks: How to Select, Wear and Wash Your Mask

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. As of late July, more than half of American states h...
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