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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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Free Medicare Preventive Care Has Kicked In

One of the benefits of the health reform law took effect January 1 ...

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About to Turn 65? Your Health Insurer May Be Automatically Enrolling You in Its Own Medicare Plan

Some Medicare-age people are having important Medicare enrollment choices made for them, often without their knowledge.

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Medicare Now Covers Conversations About End-of-Life Care

Medicare has made discussions with health care providers about end-of-life options a covered benefit.  

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Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Status

All hospitals must now give Medicare recipients notice when they have not been admitted but are merely under "observation" status.

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