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Multiple Medicare Advantage Choices Confound Seniors When it comes to health care choices for the elderly, less is more, according to a recent study reported in the Harvard Gazette. The study, conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, is set to be published in the September issue of Health Affairs….

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Medicare Open Enrollment May Be Over, But Seniors Still Have Options Open Enrollment for Medicare may have ended almost two weeks ago, but seniors can still switch plans, provided that the plan they’re switching to meets certain requirements. Some seniors may be surprised to hear that they can still change…

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A Brief Description of Medicare for Caregivers Being a caregiver is challenging enough. But when the person you’re caring for is reaching the enrollment age for Medicare – or is past that age but needs to be enrolled anyway – the prospect of engaging in what may seem like a…

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How the New Medicare “Doc Fix” Law Will Affect Older Americans Legislation to remedy one of Medicare’s most troublesome ongoing issues—the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate doctor payments—has passed the Capitol Hill gauntlet and was recently signed into law by President Obama. Though much has been made…

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A Brief Description of Medicare for Caregivers Being a caregiver is challenging enough. But when the person you’re caring for is reaching the enrollment age for Medicare – or is past that age but needs to be enrolled anyway – the prospect of engaging in what may seem like a…

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How the New Medicare “Doc Fix” Law Will Affect Older Americans Legislation to remedy one of Medicare’s most troublesome ongoing issues—the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate doctor payments—has passed the Capitol Hill gauntlet and was recently signed into law by President Obama. Though much has been made…

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 How the New Medicare “Doc Fix” Law Will Affect Older Americans Legislation to remedy one of Medicare’s most troublesome ongoing issues—the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate doctor payments—has passed the Capitol Hill gauntlet and was recently signed into law by President Obama. Though much has been made…

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 Medicare’s Drug Coverage Gap is Shrinking Away The Affordable Care Act has effectively intiated the destruction of the Medicare Part D “donut hole.” While it will not be completely gone until 2020, the end of the donut hole has begun with new discounts that operate in the jurisdiction of the…

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Medicare Prescription Drug Donut Hole May End Up Costing Recipients Is the donut hole closing fast enough for all Medicare beneficiaries? In 2011, many Medicare recipients could hit the Medicare prescription drug donut hole faster, and pay more out-of-pocket on their way to the donut hole if they don’t have…

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Electronic Health Records Lead to Better Care for People With Diabetes The push to digitize health records has led to a polarizing debate among health care professionals, politicians and patients. However, new research has surfaced that indicates that the implementation of electronic health records has the potential to greatly improve patient care….