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Will Medicare Continue to Cover Telehealth?
Medicare beneficiaries used 63 times more telehealth services in 2020 than in 2019 after the federal government loosened Medicare’s strict...
Social Security cost-of-living increase will boost benefits 5.9% in 2022 as inflation spikes
Now that’s more like it. Older Americans scraping by on meager increases in their Social Security checks the past decade will reap a relative...
Senate Democrats’ Plan Boosts Spending on Medicare, ACA Subsidies, Long-Term Care
The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American health care system since the passage...
CMS Addresses Substance Use, Mental Health Crisis Care for Those with Medicaid
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a funding opportunity made possible by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to help...
HHS Announces Rule to Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills
Announcement is the first in a series of regulations aimed at shielding patients from increased financial hardships stemming from surprise medical...
Cost-Related Problems Are Less Common Among Beneficiaries in Traditional Medicare Than in Medicare Advantage, Mainly Due to Supplemental Coverage
In recent years, the share of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage, the private health plan alternative to the traditional Medicare...