How medical tourism could save medicare

Passage of the Senate Republican health care bill in the U.S. is far from certain. Public support for it is less than 20% According to former U.S. president Barack Obama, it would “raise ...

Does Medicare’s free annual wellness visit do any good?

The annual checkup is an almost distinctly American ritual. It’s the single most common reason we see our doctors, despite persistent controversy about it (these pro and con articles ...

Medicare for all

Medicare was proposed in 1966 with the intent that every American be able to enroll. Insurance companies lobbied to limit the program to those age who are 65 and older, under the theory ...

Make the most of Medicare’s drug coverage

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. It’s a good deal. Medicare subsidizes the outpatient drug benefit, generally paying about 75 percent of the program’s ...

Should You Enroll in Medicare?

Not all of us appreciate the value of health insurance as keenly as Howard Schultz, founder and chairman of Starbucks, does. It’s critical to be covered, though, today more than ...

How to Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs

Driving near Monterey, Calif., recently, I stopped at a roadside stand to buy some freshly-picked strawberries. May is high season for California strawberries, and the fields were exploding ...

5 Most Expensive Medicare Drugs

Medicare spends billions of dollars each year on prescription drugs. That’s not surprising. What might be surprising, though, is how much the federal healthcare program spends ...

What Is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

You’ve probably heard the terms Medicare and Medicaid thrown around more times than you could count. But although the two programs happen to sound alike by name, there are some ...

3 Things You Never Knew About Medicare

If you’re getting close to age 65, or have even reached or surpassed it, you may be assuming that you know all you need to know about Medicare. If you mainly just know that it ...

How Are Medicare Costs Calculated?

Millions of retired and disabled Americans depend on Medicare to help them cover healthcare-related expenses, but learning all the ins and outs of this huge government program can be ...
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