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The Doc Fix and How it Will Affect Your Medicare Benefits

Chris SmithSeptember 20, 2017 Medicare Costs
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 is a mouthful and is more commonly referred to as MACRA or simply the "doc fix."That last name would indicate that something about doctors is broken and needs to be repaired.There’s actually nothing wrong with the doctors. It’s how the doctors are...

Medicare and Sleep Apnea: A Matter of Life and Breath

Sharon O'DaySeptember 13, 2017 Medicare Part B
Sleep apnea, most people envision an overweight middle-aged man, snoring and snorting in front of the Sunday night football game, but this article deals more with those over age 65 who have sleep apnea and don’t even know it.What is sleep apnea?Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a condition where sleep is repeatedly...

Medicare When Working Past 65

Chris SmithSeptember 6, 2017 Medicare Benefits
If you’re still working at age 65 and your employer is providing health insurance, should you consider signing up for Medicare?This is a question that affects more and more seniors each year as the “full retirement age” for Social Security benefits has slid from 65 to 67, meaning it’s not uncommon for...

Quick Guide to Spotting Medicare Scams

Chris SmithAugust 30, 2017 Medicare Benefits
There is a ton of money in government funded healthcare. Between Medicare and Medicaid, the Federal and State governments pay out over a trillion dollars each year. Nobody knows for certain how much is actually spent because of the numerous accounting theories and creative allocations that are employed. But a trillion bucks is...
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