Tag Archive | "Medicare"

Medicare Advantage

Why Do So Many Older Adults Choose Medicare Advantage?

In 2022, 48 percent of Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans instead of original Medicare, and experts predict that number will be higher in 2023.

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Amazon

Amazon Launches A Subscription Prescription Drug Service

Amazon is adding a prescription drug discount program to its growing health care business. The retail giant said Tuesday that it will launch RxPass, a subscription service for customers who have Prime memberships.

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debt ceiling

What Does The Debt Limit Problem Mean For Social Security, Medicare?

The U.S. government on Thursday ran up against its legal borrowing capacity of $31.381 trillion, and the Treasury Department began implementing “extraordinary measures” to avoid a default.

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Leqembi

Leqembi: New Drug Slows Alzheimer’s But Comes With Caveats

A new Alzheimer’s drug is hitting the market, the first with clear-cut evidence that it can slow, by several months, the mind-robbing disease.

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Hospital at Home

Hospital At Home: Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

Eight years ago, the Mount Sinai network of seven hospitals in New York City launched a Hospital at Home program that shifted care for certain patients from the hospital to home.

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Medicare, doctors

Medicare Pay Cuts Will Hurt Seniors’ Care, Doctors Argue

Doctors are urging Congress to call off cuts scheduled to take effect on Jan. 1 in the reimbursements they receive from Medicare.

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