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Getting Outside Help When Providing Care at Home

Public and private agencies offer a variety of home care services that may be available to you.

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Advocacy Group Challenges Major Medicare Coverage Barrier

The Center for Medicare Advocacy is launching an initiative to eliminate an unlawful requirement that Medicare beneficiaries be ab...

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Getting Medicare While Traveling or Living Overseas

Many retirees look forward to traveling in their retirement, and more and more are actually retiring overseas ...

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Medicare Announces Parts A and B Premiums and Deductibles for 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the 2016 Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurances ...

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What's the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid in the Context of Long-Term Care?

Although their names are confusingly alike, Medicaid and Medicare are quite different programs.

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Medicare to End 'Improve or You're Out' Standard for Coverage of Skilled Services

In a major change in Medicare coverage rules, the Obama administration has agreed to end Medicare’s longstanding practice of...

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Court Again Rules That Part D Recipients Must Repay Mistaken Refunds

A federal appeals court has again said that 230,000 Medicare Part D beneficiaries who were erroneously mailed a premium refund ...

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House Budget Cutters Prescribe Radical Surgery for Medicare, Medicaid

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's proposed budget would radically reshape both the Medicare and Medicaid programs ...

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