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Drug Costs Skyrocket: Congress Stalls On Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets

Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst, priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply, only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.

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Surprise! Congress Takes Steps to Curb Unexpected Medical Bills

Most Americans tell pollsters they’re worried about being able to afford an unexpected medical bill.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Is Complicated: Here’s How to Get Good Advice

If you’ve been watching TV lately, you may have seen actor Danny Glover or Joe Namath, the 77-year-old NFL legend, urging you to call an 800 number to get fabulous extra benefits from Medicare.

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Medications: 1.1 M Medicare Recipients Could Die Due To High Prices

More than one million Medicare patients could die over the next decade because they cannot afford to pay for their prescription medications, according to a new study.

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How To Save Money During Medicare Open Enrollment

By using the open enrollment period to evaluate your existing coverage and learn about all your options, you may be able to save significantly on your health care costs next year.

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Medicare Fines Hospitals for Readmitting Too Many Patients

Nearly half the nation’s hospitals, many of which are still wrestling with the financial fallout of the unexpected coronavirus, will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show.

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