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Medicare's Observation Policy Comes Under Scrutiny

Medicare is launching a pilot program to determine whether relaxing its payment rules can help patients who require nursing home c...

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Health Reform: What Changes Are in Store for the Elderly?

The health reform bill that President Obama signed into law includes the first publicly funded national long-term care insurance p...

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Medicaid Expansion: What If a State Opts Out?

One of the key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the new health reform law, gives money to states to expand Medicaid to ..

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Insurance Agent Given Jail Time for Selling Annuity to Elderly Woman With Dementia

A California insurance agent has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for selling an annuity to an 83-year-old woman who allegedly ..

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Medicare Premium Rise Lower Than Expected

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the 2013 Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurances ...

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Is It Time for a Life Insurance Audit?

Have you owned the same life insurance policy for a number of years?

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Prevent Your Power of Attorney from Being Ignored

Many people experience difficulty in getting banks or other financial institutions to recognize the authority of an agent under a ...

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Cost of Private Nursing Home Room Now Averaging $87,600

The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased 4.4 percent to $87,600 a year, according to the 2014 edition of a Cost of Care survey that the insurer Genworth conducts each year. 

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