If someone calls and says you need to give them your personal information or money to get the new Medicare card, hang up! It’s a scam.
Under the new rules, these private Medicare insurance plans could require patients to try cheaper drugs first.
The question is whether a California ballot initiative to limit the profit of dialysis clinics will protect lives or end them.
This week, consumer advisor Michelle Andrews answers questions from readers who are concerned about Medicare and insurance for long-term care.
People think they can choose Medicare Advantage one year and traditional Medicare another year, but in some states that might not be a realistic option.”
60 percent of doctors polled said physicians might “avoid sicker or more medically complex patients to improve performance on quality or utilization measures.”
You may have heard that we started mailing out new Medicare. Hang tight you might get your card at a different time than friends or neighbors in your state.
Instead of starting with the hospital’s list price and negotiating down for discounts, Montana began telling these facilities how much it was willing to pay — a “reference price” — for each type of hospitalization.