U.S. Medicare Health Insurance Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2015-03-16
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Although some of these documents from our U.S. Medicare category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of U.S. Medicare Publications:
Across America, 88 Part D Sponsors applied to the Part D Senior Savings Model to offer enhanced plans with a maximum $35 copay for a broad set of insulins beginning in 2021.
Due to COVID-19 Medicare temporarily expands coverage of telehealth services, including evaluation and management visits, mental health counseling and preventive health screenings.
Senior Citizens League warns elderly considering dropping Medicare Advantage plan for traditional Medicare and supplemental Medigap policy to get counseling before canceling health plan.
The Senior Citizens League warns jump in Medicare Part B premiums to blame for majority of retired and disabled beneficiaries not seeing increase in net Social Security benefit.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) statement on the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate version of the American Health Care Act.
List of TrumpCare likely developments that will dramatically affect the U.S. current healthcare landscape.
Medicare beneficiaries living with rheumatic diseases are able to continue receiving therapies to manage their chronic conditions and avoid pain and disability.
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities on Medicaid wait list who are minorities, in poor health or unable to speak are more likely to have unmet service needs.
According to some projections there may be an increase as high as 22% for the Medicare Part B premium.
Medicare rule is being exploited by private health care insurers to deny coverage to amputees for previously approved medical care and devices.
Changes in General Social Survey respondents who indicate that too little is spent by the federal government on health care.
Proposed changes to U.S. Medicare reimbursement for lower limb prosthetic care would create unjustified hurdles to amputees.
Saga over Medicare Part D regulations expected to end when Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issues Part D Call Letter for 2016.
It is clear that disability advocates, economists and auction experts have all been correct in criticizing the bidding program.
New Commonwealth fund study findings underscore danger of a copayment on medicare home health services.
A review by AAHomecare found some comments state outright that the bid program is devastating to Medicare patients and providers in rural communities.
Proposed agreement would permit people on Medicare to continue receiving physical and occupational therapy and services at home or in a long-term care facility.
Article examines ways to help finance residential care costs including insurance policies and personal means.
Hurdles Remain for People with Disabilities and Seniors After Supreme Court Ruling on Healthcare Reform, Says Allsup
Explanation on ruling for people with disabilities awaiting SSDI benefits and those relying on Medicare.
Decision is monumental for disability community and 22 million families who have loved ones living with significant disabilities and chronic diseases.
Seniors concerned about potential impact to health coverage if federal deficit reduction plan includes changes to Medicare benefits.
People living with MS face high out of pocket costs even when covered by health insurance.
Medicare offers a wide range of benefits and services to help older adults and individuals with disabilities live a healthier life.
Medicare Supplement Insurance covers the gaps in traditional Medicare with no provider networks or restrictions.
Information on reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid for medically necessary services.
Medicaid and Health Care Reform highlights how primary care physicians will assume a major role in providing care to Medicaid beneficiaries.
For many Americans, the moral measure of our society is how we treat the least among us.
Medicaid can no longer afford to spend more on pharmacy benefits than Medicare and commercial payers.
American Association for Home-care asked President Obama to review the onerous and outdated regulations that hamper job creation and threaten access to quality home medical equipment and services under the Medicare program.
Policies and regulations limiting the effectiveness of the Medicare benefit that is used by senior citizens and people living with disabilities.
Health Plan One urges seniors with Part C Medicare Advantage plans to review their options during the Medicare Advantage Dis-enrollment Period.
New federal regulation issued by Medicare will create crisis for approximately 4.5 million home health and hospice service patients.
New policy to stop paying for medical care needed to correct medical mistakes that occur while patients stay in hospitals.
Concerns elimination of first month purchase option for Medicare beneficiaries requiring power wheelchairs will prevent patients in rural areas from receiving prescribed mobility assistance.
The Medicare mobility benefit allows beneficiaries to receive power wheelchairs to help perform the daily necessities of living in their homes.
94 percent of Americans are concerned about a looming Medicare cut to doctors.
Financial reform of health care can reduce unnecessary care without impacting care to those patients most likely to benefit from a treatment.
New tool helps brokers compare Medicare quotes and aid in the enrollment process for seniors.
A Medicare Set-Aside or Medicare Set-Aside Trust allocates a portion of a workers compensation or other settlement for future medical expenses.
The first of the Boomers are now becoming Medicare eligible.
Medicare covers a wide array of medical needs very well including long term care.
US ranks last among 7 countries on health system performance but affordable Care Act holds promise for US performance.
Medicare begins processing physician payments with cut Congress failed to stop.
The new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI) must be inclusive and flexible in developing and implementing payment initiatives.
Some Medicare patients can not find a doctor willing to see them at all.
The changes are extensive as Supplemental Plan M and Plan N are now available Plans E H I and J are no longer available.
Information on new Medicare Supplement Plan M and Medicare Supplement Plan N.
First medical society to sue to overturn the newly enacted health care bill.
Medicare eligibility age of 65 who want to delay filing for Social Security retirement benefits.
Alternatives to integrate care for seniors and adults with disabilities whose Medicare and Medicaid services cost billions per year.
President Obama received a CT colonography (CTC) or virtual colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer.
Message to U.S. Senate to stop playing games with Medicare patients and physicians who care for them.
The NHC supports legislation that incorporates core principles essential to the chronic disease and disability patient community.
Unprecedented Multi-state AMA, AARP and MOAA Event Shines Spotlight on Medicare Physician Cuts That Will Hurt Access to Care.
Those relying on Medicaid to meet health-care needs include low-income women children minorities and individuals with disabilities.
Taking a more strongly evidence-based approach to medicine would help the US healthcare system.
New law makes it easier to qualify for extra help with Medicare prescription drug costs.
Health reform bill must help ensure supply of primary-care physicians.
Healthcare reform changes to prevent senior citizens and disabled from problems obtaining home-care products through Medicare.
Bill Repeals Broken Physician Payment Formula That Hurts Access to Care for Seniors and Military Families.
Health reform legislation that will ensure every American has access to quality affordable stable and secure health care coverage.
Updated comparison of chronic care provisions contained within health reform legislation.
People with disabilities have crucial healthcare needs, but often experience difficulty in receiving much-needed treatment.
Grants to enroll children who are uninsured but eligible for Medicaid or Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Public health efforts to address obesity increase physical activity improve nutrition and decrease smoking.
Under health insurance reform seniors will get better care and their health care costs will go down.
U.S. Census numbers regarding the uninsured confirm health insurance reform cannot wait another year.
Medicare to join Medicaid, and private insurers in state-based efforts to improve the way health care is delivered.
Awards totaling $33 million to expand the training of health care professionals.
A full one in six Americans with employer-sponsored insurance in 2006 lost that coverage by 2008.
A policy paper that identifies and analyzes the key drivers of health care costs was released today by the American College of Physicians.
Small business owners and employees are among those who stand to benefit the most from provisions in some of the current health reform proposals under consideration by Congress.
$70.9 million in grants to 13 states to support the expansion of health care coverage for their uninsured populations.
To examine the complex health care issue a small research study was conducted from randomly selected doctors.
Support for government-sponsored health insurance for individuals under age 65 remains virtually the same regardless.
These reports show how health insurance reform will help Americans save money.
Concern over the potential to include mandated rather than recommended treatment guidelines as part of Medicare reforms.
Health reform proposals now before Congress could help the more than 13 million uninsured young adults ages 19-29 gain coverage.
Elected officials from across the country came out strongly in support of health insurance reform.
Health reform can help pay for itself but both private and public insurance choices are critically important.
Extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans will amount to an average of $1138 or 13 percent over fee-for-service costs.
To obtain Medicare for electric wheelchairs certain criteria have to be met.
The following is a general overview of what Medicare covers in terms of home health care.
Unless you receive Medicare for a disability you must be 65 years old in order to be eligible for Medicare benefits.
If you are 65 or older you may not know that Medicare does not cover you outside the United States.
Medicare part B covers basic outpatient care including doctors visits on a government sponsored pay for service scheme.
A formulary is a list of covered prescription drugs that various Medicare prescription drug plans must provide to their enrollees.
Coverage for the New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan began on January 1 2006.
A complete understanding of Medicare Part D Out of pocket expenses is critical for all Medicare eligible individuals.
Explains what medicare will cover in regards to dental work and procedures as part of a condition requiring hospitalization.
The Medicare e-prescribing incentive is a new initiative authorized under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act.
Medicare offers several categories of benefits Part B of Medicare covers visits to doctors offices and durable home medical equipment.
If your plan is that Medicare will cover the costs of long term health care for your aging parents you need a better plan.
Medicare Advantage beneficiaries can still switch their coverage during the current Medicare open enrollment period..
Examines points to look for when choosing a medicare plan and healthcare for people with disabilities.
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