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The 4 different benefits of Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in Medicare News, News | Comments Off on The 4 different benefits of Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits

Expert on revenue potential for (AWV) Medicare Annual Wellness Visits, Daniel Bluestein, MD, CMD and is a primary care physician. He had something to say about things you the physician should know to maximize this specific visit for both your practice and your patient. This is different and better than a normal physical. An AWV gives an opportunity to coordinate care and have a talk proactively about the patient “as a whole.” Especially their current health conditions and medical family history. Discuss medications and supplements. Providers...

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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.   Here are...

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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 any claims to...

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