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4/24/17 - Agewise: Choosing a Medicare drug plan AgeWise: Choosing a Medicare prescription drug plan
Q: Can you help me figure out how to choose a Medicare prescription drug plan? Answer: Having a solid understanding of how Prescription Drug Plans work can save a lot of money and grief. It is a common misconception among Medicare recipients that a higher premium means better coverage, but there are actually two other factors that will better help
4/24/17 - AgeWise: Choosing a Medicare prescription drug plan
Q: Can you help me figure out how to choose a Medicare prescription drug plan? Answer: Having a solid understanding of how Prescription Drug Plans work can save a lot of money and grief. It is a common misconception among Medicare recipients that a higher premium means better coverage, but there are actually two other factors that will better help
4/24/17 - Findings from University of Central Florida Provide New Insights into Medicare and Medicaid (Contextual, organizational and ecological effects on the...
Findings from University of Central Florida Provide New Insights into Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Research findings on Medicare and Medicaid are discussed in a new report. According to news originating from Orlando, Florida, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The enactment of
4/24/17 - Findings on Medicare and Medicaid Detailed by Investigators at University of Pennsylvania (Disparities in receipt of recommended care among younger...
Findings on Medicare and Medicaid Detailed by Investigators at University of Pennsylvania. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest A new study on Medicare and Medicaid is now available. According to news reporting from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Although health disparities have
4/24/17 - Five Ways To Get Better Medicare Supplement Insurance
Medicare beneficiaries may be able to save money or obtain better Medicare Supplement insurance coverage by taking advantage of little known regulations and benefit provisions. "There will soon be 70 million Americans on Medicare as 10,000 people turn 65 every day," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Medicare Supplement
4/24/17 - Medicaid Beneficiary Relations And Net Administration [TendersInfo (India)]
PURPOSE: The State of Arkansas, Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services issues this Invitation for Bid, thereafter referred to as the IFB, to qualified venders to provide services for statewide administration of the Arkansas Beneficiary Relations and Non-Emergency Transportation Administration. Arkansas Medicaid strives to...
4/24/17 - OPINION: Republicans should accept that health care is a human right [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]
Despite fierce opposition by the Republicans and the American Medical Association, President Lyndon Johnson succeeded in passing Medicare and Medicaid. The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, was opposed by the Republicans, as well as the insurance carriers and pharmaceutical industry. One wondered what magic trick the Republicans ha
4/24/17 - Reports from University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Add New Data to Findings in Medicare and Medicaid (Federally-Assisted Healthcare Coverage...
Reports from University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill Add New Data to Findings in Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Investigators publish new report on Medicare and Medicaid. At release, 73% in Medicaid- expansion states would qualify for Medicaid or tax credits.
4/24/17 - Researchers from University of North Carolina Provide Details of New Studies and Findings in the Area of Medicare and Medicaid (Implementing an...
Researchers from University of North Carolina Provide Details of New Studies and Findings in the Area of Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pharma Business Week Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the University of North Car
4/24/17 - Shawn Weera - Urges Medicaid Planning to Protect Life Savings and Prevent Spousal Impoverishment
GRAND RAPIDS, MI/ ACCESSWIRE/ April 24, 2017/ As modern lifespans edge upward, celebrating 80th, 90th, and even 100th birthdays, Shawn Weera notes a related increase in the need for long-term care and assisted living. Using Medicaid planning as an important tool to fine tune client portfolios, Weera encourages advance preparation of a safe financia
4/24/17 - ShopRite Joins Aetna's Preferred Medicare Pharmacy Network
ShopRite and Aetna today announced ShopRite has joined Aetna's national network of preferred pharmacies. Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions at preferred copay levels at any ShopRite pharmacy. That means Aetna Medicare customers can get their prescriptions at low, preferred cost shares while
4/24/17 - ShopRite Joins Aetna's Preferred Medicare Pharmacy Network
KEASBEY, N.J.& HARTFORD, Conn. ShopRite and Aetna today announced ShopRite has joined Aetna s national network of preferred pharmacies. We know affordable prescriptions and the convenience of one-stop shopping for groceries and pharmacy needs is important to our customers, said Karen Meleta, a spokeswoman for ShopRite. Our goal is to make
4/24/17 - Studies from Christian Brothers University Update Current Data on Medicare and Medicaid (Will Catholic hospitals survive without government...
Studies from Christian Brothers University Update Current Data on Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. Participation in Medicare is contingent upon the hospital having a Medicare provider agreement.
4/24/17 - Supply Of Electronic Case Management System For Medicaid Fraud Control Unit [TendersInfo (India)]
Tenders are invited for Electronic Case Management System for Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Description: The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to solicit competitive proposals from eligible respondents capable of providing a Electronic Case Management System for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Major organization: STATE OF IOWA Address: 321 E
4/23/17 - Fuller: How Trump can help workers
Fuller is a professor of sociology at Virginia Tech and a longtime resident of Blacksburg. He promised to protect and strengthen Social Security and Medicare. He has also indicated that the country is going to save a lot of money on drugs because he is going to allow Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical corporations for lower drug prices.
4/23/17 - How Trump can help workers Fuller: How Trump can help workers
Fuller is a professor of sociology at Virginia Tech and a longtime resident of Blacksburg. He promised to protect and strengthen Social Security and Medicare. He has also indicated that the country is going to save a lot of money on drugs because he is going to allow Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical corporations for lower drug prices.
4/23/17 - Letters to the editor
I must vigorously refute the letter published April 9 on the opinion page, claiming that the administrative cost of Medicare is 20 percent of its expenditures. Year after year, the administrative costs as reported by the Medicare trustees is about 2 percent of the total expenditures. In any case it is higher than Medicare.
4/23/17 - Michael F. Cannon: Repeal the $9 trillion health insurance tax
Despite hinting they were done with healthare, the White House and congressional Republicans have indicated they want to keep working to fulfill their promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare. Its Medicaid expansion encourages states to cut care for the disabled in favor of able-bodied adults. It repealed "Obamacare's" Medicaid expansion in name on
4/23/17 - New fight in opioid epidemic
Motivated by the opioid epidemic, Virginia began reimbursing agencies for providing substance use disorder treatments like inpatient detoxification and medication-assisted opioid treatment to Medicaid recipients April 1. In the past, Medicaid patients had "community detox and then they would have to go into an outpatient program, and oftentimes, pe
4/23/17 - SAVVY SENIOR: How Medicare covers therapy services
Can you explain how Medicare covers physical therapy services? Medicare covers a variety of outpatient therapy services including physical, occupational and speech therapy, if you meet their coverage criteria. But be aware that just like with other Medicare covered services, Medicare will pay 80 percent of your therapy costs, after you meet your $1
4/23/17 - Sky-high bills for medical copter flights must come down [The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)]
Helicopter operators lose money flying patients on Medicare and Medicaid because those government insurance programs don't pay anywhere near the cost of a flight, which averages about $10,000. "A person in this situation, and I'm sure there are many, feels rather helpless and does not know where to turn for protection from what I would consider pr
4/23/17 - Three steps to protect yourself from Medicare fraud
Every day, Medicare fraud affects people with Medicare and their families across the U.S.- regardless of background- robbing them of hard-earned money and peace of mind. Scammers know the ins and outs of the Medicare system and their attempts can be well thought-out enough that it's not always easy to know when and where fraud is occurring. Treat M
4/22/17 - AASM Now Offering Expedited Accreditation for Sleep Facilities Impacted by Revised Medicare Policies
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has created a new program that will expedite accreditation applications for sleep facilities impacted by recent changes to Medicare coverage policies for sleep studies. "By prioritizing and expediting accreditation for facilities that must comply quickly with revised Medicare requirements, the American Academ
4/22/17 - Dental care should be brought to older Minnesotans
Pearlie Whiteson is an 83- year-old Medicaid-Medicare recipient living in Faribault County, and she has a bad toothache. Between 2008 and 2010, the cost for hospital treated "non-traumatic" dental conditions in Minnesota that could have been treated by a dentist amounted to $148 million. In addition, the Minnesota Department of Health's 2013 report
4/22/17 - ER Now unable to accept Medicare, Medicaid [Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texas]
April 22 Because the federal government doesn't recognize freestanding emergency rooms as physician-based facilities, ER Now and other standalone ERs are unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid as forms of health insurance coverage. Gerad Troutman, co-founder and chairman of Amarillo- based ER Now, said only three states in the country Texas, Col
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