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Medicare Advantage

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth The Risk?

The first hurdle many people face when deciding about Medicare coverage is simply understanding how the various parts fit together.

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Trump Risks Future Of Social Security & Medicare

President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount.

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Medicare Is Running Out Of Money Thanks To COVID

The pandemic is accelerating a problem that used to be front and center in health circles: the impending insolvency of Medicare.

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Medicare: When A Doctor No Longer Accepts Patients

Pneumonia. Heart problems. High cholesterol. Betsy Carrier, 71, and her husband, Don Resnikoff, 79, relied on their primary care doctor in Montgomery County, Maryland, for help managing their ailments.

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Medicare Advantage

Medicare Applications Raise Anxiety In Pandemic

Advocates for older people say the main problem involves certain applications for Medicare’s “Part B” coverage for outpatient care. It stems from the closure of local Social Security offices in the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Social Security & Medicare Funds At Risk Even Before Virus

Even if employment rebounds by the end of this year and payroll taxes return to near-normal levels, the shock from the pandemic shutdown could accelerate the depletion of the Social Security trust fund by about six months.

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