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Medicare Recipients Can Now See Results of Home Health Agency Patient Surveys

Given the choice, most seniors who need help with care would prefer to remain at home rather than move  ... 

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Congress Schedules End to Insurance Coverage of Medicare Part B Deductible

Starting in 2020, Medigap plans will no longer be allowed to offer coverage of the Medicare Part B deductible.  

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Should I Enroll in Medicare If I'm Still Working?

Many people keep working well beyond age 65—the age when most people become eligible for Medicare.

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New Medicare Tax for High-Earners to Begin in 2013

While Democrats and Republicans were arguing over whether income tax rates for the wealthy would rise in 2013, one new tax for high-earners was certain to be imposed on January 1: a new Medicare tax that is part of the 2010 health reform law.

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Your Right to Refills If Medicare Drops Coverage of Your Drugs

Medicare prescription drug plans can change which drugs they cover, leaving you without coverage for a drug you need.

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What You Pay Your Doctor Under Medicare Depends

If you have original Medicare, the doctor you visit can make a difference in how much you have to pay...

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Medicare's Coverage of Mental Health Services

Some aspects of aging can take a mental as well as a physical toll on the elderly.Medicare will cover a portion of the cost...

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How Would Paul Ryan Change Medicare?

Last year, we reported that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan proposed a budget that would radically reshape Medicare ..

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