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Courts Reject "Urban Legend" That Medicare Nursing Coverage Requires Improvement

Two federal courts in the past two months have ruled that Medicare's coverage of skilled care does not require ...

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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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Watch Out for Mistakes in the List of Doctors Covered by Your Medicare Advantage Plan

Medicare Advantage plans are a popular alternative to regular Medicare because the plans often offer lower out-of-pocket costs, but buyers need to make sure they know what they are paying for.

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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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