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Checklist for Negotiating With an Insurer for Medical Coverage

If you are denied coverage of medical care, home health care, medical equipment, or medical supplies, you may have to negotiate with your insurance company for coverage.

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Medicare's Limited Nursing Home Coverage

Many people believe that Medicare covers nursing home stays.In fact Medicare's coverage of nursing home care is quite limited.

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Checklist: Hiring a Home Care Provider

Most people prefer to be cared for in their home rather than a nursing home, but finding a home care provider for you or a loved one can be daunting.

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Obama Signs Law Requiring Hospitals to Warn of Costly Medicare Loophole

President Obama has signed a new law intended to prevent Medicare beneficiaries from spending days in a hospital only to find that they hadn’t been admitted to the hospital at all – they were only under “observation.” 

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Medicare's Basic Part B Premium to Stay at $104.90 for 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the 2015 Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurances ...

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New Rule Requires Homebound Medicare Patients to See Doctors

Doctors must now meet face-to-face with their patients who are receiving home health care if the patient's visits are to be reimbu...

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More Seniors Eligible for Big Medicare Drug Subsidy

A million low-income seniors have become eligible for a big assist on prescription drug expenses this year ...

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Book Review: Everyday Law for Seniors

Seniors confront many issues that require a basic understanding of   the law.

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