All posts tagged "Medicare"
Medicare Plan on Payment for Cancer Drugs Stirs Battle
Doctors demanding the Obama administration scrap the experiment
- Posted April 11, 2016
CMS Finalizes 2017 Payment and Policy Updates to Medicare Health and Drug Plans
Modest payment increase to Medicare Advantage program in Puerto Rico
- Posted April 5, 2016
New Analysis: ‘Obamacare’ Coverage Costs Rising
Congressional Budget Office says it will cost $1.34 trillion over the coming decade
- Posted March 24, 2016
Pierluisi Letter Signed by US Legislators Seeks Puerto Rico Medicare Program Improvement
More than Half a Million Insured by MA Plan
- Posted March 14, 2016
Sanders Health Plan Would be More Generous than Medicare
WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his plan for a government-run health care system from cradle to grave is like Medicare for all. But with full coverage for long-term care, most dental care included, no...
- Posted January 21, 2016
Medicare Expands Coordinated Care for 8.9M Beneficiaries
WASHINGTON – Medicare is expanding a major experiment that strives to keep seniors healthier by coordinating basic medical care to prevent common problems that often lead to hospitalization, the agency said on Monday. Officials announced 121 new...
- Posted January 11, 2016
Medicare to Test if Seamless Social Work can Improve Health
WASHINGTON – Doctors, community workers and social researchers have long recognized a link between the hardships of poverty and health problems. Now the government is launching an experiment to see if seamless social work can improve the...
- Posted January 5, 2016
What’s New for Beneficiaries in a Changing Medicare
WASHINGTON – Whether it’s coverage for end-of-life counseling or an experimental payment scheme for common surgeries, Medicare in 2016 is undergoing some of the biggest changes in its 50 years. Grandma’s Medicare usually just paid the bills...
- Posted January 4, 2016