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Insulin

Medicare Plan Finder Likely Won’t Note New $35 Cap On Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs

Congress approved in August a $35 cap on what seniors will pay for insulin as part of the Inflation Reduction Act, along with free vaccines and other Medicare improvements.

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Hearing Aids Available Over-the-Counter For As Low As $199 Without Prescription

Where for decades it cost thousands of dollars to get a device that could be purchased only with a prescription from an audiologist or other hearing professional, now a new category of over-the-counter aids are selling for hundreds of dollars.

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Top Experts Question The Value Of Advance Care Planning

For decades, Americans have been urged to fill out documents specifying their end-of-life wishes before becoming terminally ill — living wills, do-not-resuscitate orders, and other written materials expressing treatment preferences.

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The Senate Needs 50 Votes To Build A Better Medicare

When elderly people were first created, they had no eyes, ears, and teeth. For this reason, when federal lawmakers got around to enacting Medicare insurance for seniors in 1965, they didn’t include vision services, hearing aids, and dental care.

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Bidding Adieu to My Primary Care Doctor After Nearly 30 Years

I hadn’t expected the tears. My primary care doctor and I were saying goodbye after nearly 30 years together.

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Democrats Push To Retool Health Care Programs

Dental work for seniors on Medicare. An end to sky’s-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home. Coverage for low-income people locked out of Medicaid by ideological battles.

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