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Government cancels release of Medicare’s private plans

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Government cancels release of Medicare’s private plans

There have been mounting accusations against those private insurers running Medicare Advantage for overcharging. Many seniors over the past few years as well as people who are disabled have avoided traditional Medicare coverage and enrolled in private health plans that are paid for by Medicare that have lower out of pocket costs as well as enhanced benefits. More than 1/3rd of 58 million beneficiaries are now enrolled in the Medicare program in these alleged Medicare Advantage and this grows each month. There is little that is known about the...

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Preventative Services Offered by Medicare

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Preventative Services Offered by Medicare

Essential to improving the health of the nation, along with our economy and quality of life, preventive health care is extremely beneficial. Some of the common health complaints by Americans includes diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and different types of cancer which may all be preventable. Those that receive preventive health care tend to improve their health allowing them to take less time off work, be more productive, etc. With age, those who received preventive health care also tend to live in their homes, independently.  ...

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Medicare & VA Benefits

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Medicare & VA Benefits

How Medicare & VA Benefits Work Together   Medicare and the (VA) Department of Veteran’s Affairs are 2 separate medical coverage programs and you may have access to each of these; Medicare and VA benefits if you served in the military. So how do these different types of health coverage work together?   When using a VA Hospital   Generally, your VA benefits will cover the costs if you receive medical care at a VA hospital because doctors under the VA plan are used. So, it’s not necessarily going to be any need for submitting...

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A bill has been introduced by U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, Michigan Democrat to expand Medicare to include vision, hearing, and dental. This is a bit bold when you consider the current climate in Washington. Dental, vision, and hearing problems leave a lot of seniors affected and Levin says Medicare should cover this. Many people don’t realize that these types of conditions aren’t covered for the elderly which are most likely those who will need these treatments. Levin stated it is important to expand and improve our health insurance in the United...

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