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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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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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Repealing Obamacare Will Have Consequences for Medicare

One of President-elect’s Donald Trump's campaign promises was to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, which would have implications for everyone covered by the insurance, but it could also adversely affect Medicare beneficiaries.

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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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