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Maryland’s all payer hospital model’s ex...

Maryland’s unique “all payer” health care hospital model has been authorized by the Federal health officials through 2019 as the state tries to get approval on applying a similar plan for outpatient service providers for doctors and skilled nurses as well as rehabilitation centers. The program regulates the amount a hospital can charge as an exchange for the federal government covering a larger share of the Medicare costs covered in othered states which is a strong step Maryland is able to take in fulfilling a federal requirement for lowering the annual Medicare costs by...

How Medicare and Medicaid could change f...

It was a rough ride in 2017 for the health care policy in the U.S. Even though the Obamacare repeal didn’t happen, the ACA individual mandate was killed by the GOP tax law. This is a change in the federal law the will impact millions of Americans in the years to come, more so those who are 50 – 64 years of age. Starting in 2019, those in this group will see jumps averaging $1,500 in their health insurance premiums found in an AARP study. Medicaid covers Americans who are poor, seniors, and the disabled and the affects will have an impact all throughout the U.S. In...

Adding new covered services (dental, vis...

A bill has been introduced by U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, Michigan Democrat to expand Medicare to include vision, hearing, and dental. This is a bit bold when you consider the current climate in Washington. Dental, vision, and hearing problems leave a lot of seniors affected and Levin says Medicare should cover this. Many people don’t realize that these types of conditions aren’t covered for the elderly which are most likely those who will need these treatments. Levin stated it is important to expand and improve our health insurance in the United States, not to limit it or be...

The Benefits Of VA & Medicare

How Medicare & VA Benefits Work Together Medicare and the (VA) Department of Veteran’s Affairs are 2 separate medical coverage programs and you may have access to each of these; Medicare and VA benefits if you served in the military. So how do these different types of health coverage work together? When using a VA Hospital Generally, your VA benefits will cover the costs if you receive medical care at a VA hospital because doctors under the VA plan are used. So, it’s not necessarily going to be any need for submitting any claims to Medicare. In some cases, Medicare...

Medicare Offers Preventative Services

Essential to improving the health of the nation, along with our economy and quality of life, preventive health care is extremely beneficial. Some of the common health complaints by Americans includes diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and different types of cancer which may all be preventable. Those that receive preventive health care tend to improve their health allowing them to take less time off work, be more productive, etc. With age, those who received preventive health care also tend to live in their homes, independently. Here are some Medicare Covered...
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