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There’s a Window To Change Your Medicare Advantage Plan

The government added another Medicare Advantage enrollment window that started Jan. 1 and lasts until March 31.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to reporters while participating in a roundtable about ‘fair and honest pricing in healthcare’ in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. During the meeting Trump said 2018 was the first time in over 50 years that prescription drug prices declined. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Winners, Losers Under Trump Plan To Slash Drug Rebates Deals

Few consumers have heard of the secret, business-to-business payments that the Trump administration wants to ban in an attempt to control drug costs.

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Pre-Medicare Years Bring Health Insurance Worries For Many

For those who changed coverage for 2019, 15 percent said they were postponing medical procedures until their new coverage kicked in.

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Medicare Cuts Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital

Bonuses and penalties are also intended to discourage nursing homes from discharging patients too quickly.

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Proposed Changes On Medicare Drugs Create Winners & Losers

Medicare’s administrator, Seema Verma, said the goal is to lower costs for beneficiaries and modernize the government’s flagship health insurance program.

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Trumpeted New Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Hard To Find

For some older adults, private Medicare Advantage plans next year will offer a host of new benefits.

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