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2302 Articles Matching "medicare"

Aetna Looks To Curtail Loneliness For Medicare Advantage Enrollees

Nov 14, 2019 , Forbes
CVS Health’s Aetna health insurance unit is rolling out a new program with Papa Inc. for seniors in Medicare Advantage plans to address their loneliness and...
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Medicare Part B Premiums Rise 7% In 2020, With Premiums For Highest-Income Couples Nearing $12,000 A Year

Nov 12, 2019 , Forbes
Premiums and income-related surcharges for Medicare Part B are climbing again for 2020. Here’s how big of a hit you can...
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Officials Point To Drug Spending For Jump In Medicare’s Part B Premiums

Nov 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"For people who live with little to no savings, any increase in Medicare premiums or drug costs is going to be a struggle," said Fred Riccardi, president of the Medicare Rights Center....
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Investors are shrugging off fear of Medicare for All – for now

Nov 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The S&P 500 Managed Care index rose more than 3% last...
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Medicare Part B Premiums Rise 7% In 2020, With Premiums For Highest Income Couples Nearing $12,000 A Year

Nov 10, 2019 , Forbes
Premiums and income-related surcharges for Medicare Part B are climbing again for 2020. Here's how big of a hit you can...
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Perspectives: Pros, Cons Of Sanders’, Warren’s ‘Medicare For All’ Proposals: Better Care, Big Time Waits, Costs

Nov 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on proposals for health care...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Elections Matter

Nov 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Key Democratic wins in 2019 state elections in Virginia and (probably) Kentucky could have big implications for health care in general and Medicaid in particular. And in the Democratic presidential primary, Elizabeth Warren is catching flak from all sides over her “Medicare For All” plan. This week, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Caitlin Owens of Axios and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Plus, Rovner interviews KHN’s Laura...
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Research Roundup: Mortality In Medicare Beneficiaries; E-Cigarette Marketing; Suicide In Transgender Teens

Nov 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Humana To Add 530,000 Medicare Advantage Enrollees This Year

Nov 07, 2019 , Forbes
Humana said seniors have flocked to its Medicare Advantage plans with membership growth in individual enrollment projected at 530,000 for this year amid government rule changes that allow insurers to offer more...
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'Even Democrats are pushing the panic button' — GOP senator-doctor rips Warren's 'Medicare for All'

Nov 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
Patients would pay more through higher taxes for less coverage and wait longer for nonemergency treatment under Elizabeth Warren's "Medicare for All" plan, says Sen. John...
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Prescription Drug Costs A Main Culprit In Medicare Beneficiaries’ Financial Hardships, Report Finds

Nov 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More than half of seriously ill Medicare beneficiaries struggle with medical costs, a report finds. The research surprised experts since Medicare is considered to offer relatively good coverage and most people have supplemental insurance to fill its...
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Who Stands To Gain Most From Health Law’s Possible Demise? Rich Would Get Billions In Tax Cuts If ACA Is Overturned

Nov 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Overturning the Affordable Care Act would eliminate several taxes created to help pay for the law’s expansion, including a 0.9% Medicare tax on single Americans who earn more than $200,000 a year or couples who make $250,000. A court decision is expected soon on the constitutionality of the law....
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Many on Medicare Still Face Crippling Medical Bills

Nov 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many on Medicare Still Face Crippling Medical BillsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: With This ‘Medicare For All’ Plan, Warren Can’t Win Presidency; All Americans, Including The Middle Class, Will End Up Paying For Single Payer

Nov 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care ideas and...
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Many on Medicare Face Crippling Medical Bills

Nov 06, 2019 , WebMD
Even with Medicare coverage, older Americans with serious health conditions are often burdened by medical bills, a new study...
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Ex-Biden advisor: Warren's 'Medicare for All' like trying to 'buy a unicorn' with a unicorn

Nov 05, 2019 , CNBC Health
Elizabeth Warren's "Medicare for All" plan is too much of a political reach to actually be implemented on Capitol Hill, says Jared...
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Warren's 'Medicare for All' would cost some of our employees their jobs, health exec says

Nov 05, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some employees would need to "find jobs elsewhere" if "there were no option for selling commercial insurance," Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson...
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Walgreens debuts Medicare billing solution to enable CGM access

Nov 05, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens is rolling out a billing solution that will allow Medicare patients using Dexcom’s G6 continuous glucose monitoring device to fill their prescription at any of its 9,200 pharmacies....
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Different Takes: Warren’s Plans For ‘Medicare For All’ Bear No Resemblance To Reality; Warren’s Ideas Might Work, But Congress Wouldn’t Approve Them Anyway

Nov 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the plan Elizabeth Warren released on funding "Medicare For...
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Warren’s Plan On ‘Medicare For All’ Could Raise Concerns Among Health Providers

Nov 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
KHN’s Julie Rovner was featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition and MSNBC’s Kasie DC show over the weekend to talk about Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s plan to fund “Medicare For...
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