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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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PACE Helps Elderly Remain at Home Instead of Moving to a Nursing Home

Most seniors want to be able to stay at home as long as they can instead of moving into a nursing home...

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Survey Finds Medicare Doesn't Work As Well for Younger, Disabled Beneficiaries

Medicare beneficiaries younger than 65 receive fewer medical services, have a harder time paying for the medical care ...

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Medicare Beneficiaries: Make Sure Your Equipment Supplier Works With Medicare

In October, Medicare beneficiary David P.was shocked to see a charge of more than $1,000 on his credit card statement ... 

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ElderLaw Radio Interview: Thinking Ahead About Hospital Discharge

A leading Medicare expert explains the steps to take to ensure that your needs will be met upon discharge ...

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Will You Lose Medicare or Medicaid If You Leave the Nursing Home to Visit Family?

Reunions, graduations, birthdays, and holidays: Whatever the occasion, nursing home residents don't want to miss out on family gatherings, but may be afraid that they will lose Medicare or Medicaid coverage if they leave the nursing home.

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