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Drug Coverage Denied By Medicare? How You Can Fight Back

Concerns about Medicare drug coverage are common: More seniors call the Medicare Rights Center’s national hotline about this topic each year than any other.

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Older Americans winners under health law

By Carla K. Johnson CHICAGO — For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. They’re unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis. These luckless people, most in […]

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Medicare lawsuits could impact long-term-care delivery

Previously, Medicare would stop paying for a person’s home health care or nursing facility care if the person was considered “stable.” This would force seniors to pay out of their own pocket or stop receiving the care, resulting in the possible deterioration of their health.

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