Burlington Medicaid planning attorneys can provide assistance making sure that covering the costs of medical care is possible during your senior years. Seniors become eligible to receive Medicare coverage at the age of 65 and many people mistakenly believe that once they become eligible for Medicare, they will not need to worry about healthcare costs any more. Unfortunately, this is not actually the case -- there are many types of essential care for seniors that Medicare pays nothing for at … [Read more...] about Medical Care is Expensive for Seniors, Even With Medicare
For weeks, consumers were worried about potential Medicare Part B increases of more than 50 percent. This past week, President Obama signed a new budget agreement that limits those increases for both the premiums and deductibles for 2016. You may recall that for 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries, their premiums could have soared to more than $150 from $105. This was because of higher than projected Medicare costs this year, no cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security recipients … [Read more...] about Budget Agreement Limits Part B Increases
When you begin to hear phrases like, “poor public policy” and “this increase is unprecedented”, you know there’s a battle brewing. When it’s in Congress, you know it’s going to be anything but pleasant, is sure to have plenty of rhetoric and is bound to come with a healthy dose of threats of shutting the government down. The Medicare increases for 2016 are shaping up to be one more confusing failure that has few, if any, viable solutions to protect the nation’s seniors. Lawmakers, so far, … [Read more...] about What’s Going on With the Massive Medicare Increases?
CMS Final 2016 Medicare Payment and Policy Updates from Stephen Unsworth The policies, according to CMS, strengthen current policies already in place and provide more options for patients. Learn more about CMS Final 2016 Medicare Payment and Policy Updates in this presentation. … [Read more...] about CMS Final 2016 Medicare Payment and Policy Updates
Is Your Medicare Advantage in Danger? from Stephen Unsworth The purpose of Medicare Advantage was designed to save Medicare recipients money simply by allowing private insurers a chance to provide the same benefits at lower costs. Learn more about Your Medicare Advantage in Danger in this presentation. … [Read more...] about Is Your Medicare Advantage in Danger?