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Report Finds Gaps in Medigap

Medigap insurance is expensive but still leaves large coverage holes for many beneficiaries, according to a new study by the General Accounting Office. The researchers also found that it pays to shop around for coverage.

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HCFA Changes Its Name

On Thursday, June 14, the Bush administration announced that it would rename the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Poll Reveals Deep Divide on Medicare Reform

A recently released survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health finds that 56 percent of respondents agreed that Medicare should be expanded to cover prescription drugs.

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Bush Orders End to Medicare's Educational Efforts

Just as President Bush is about to announce proposals for huge changes in Medicare, the administration has ordered a stop to all educational activities that inform millions of elderly beneficiaries of their rights under the program. More . . .

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Congress Averts 'Medicare Meltdown'--For Now

Congress has turned a scheduled pay cut to doctors who treat Medicare patients into a modest pay increase. The pay cut, which was scheduled to go into effect in March, was predicted to trigger a "meltdown" in the number...

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