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Medicare Surprise: Drug Plan Prices Touted During Open Enrollment Can Rise Within a Month

Something strange happened between the time Linda Griffith signed up for a new Medicare prescription drug plan during last fall’s enrollment period and when she tried to fill her first prescription in January.

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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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Ban On Negotiating Medicare Drug Prices Under Pressure

Donna Weiner looks at Medicare’s prescription drug program from two different points of view. As a participant, she wants to pay less for her medicines. As a retired accountant who spent 50 years handling the books for companies, she sees a way to get there.

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What Stalemate On Capitol Hill Means for Your Drug Prices

As President Joe Biden’s government overhaul stalls in Congress, tensions are mounting over what changes, if any, could come for Americans at the pharmacy counter.

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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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Why Doesn’t Medicare Cover Services We Need?

Sorry, Joe Namath. Despite what you keep saying in those TV ads, under Medicare, seniors are not “entitled to eliminate copays and get dental care, dentures, eyeglasses, prescription drug coverage, in-home aides, unlimited transportation and home-delivered meals, all at no additional cost.”

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