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Your Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Spiked. Now What?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 6:08pm
Long-ago miscalculations by insurers have led to policyholders’ facing steep premium increases. But there are ways to keep costs down.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft?

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 4:36pm
Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Challenges of Home Dialysis

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:12pm
Dialysis at home takes discipline, skill, will and support.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Tech Meets Health Care, Sometimes Shakily

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 9:00am
Katie Thomas, who covers health care, has chronicled how the technology disruption in her field has raised questions that are still unanswered.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democrats Are Having the Wrong Health Care Debate

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 6:00am
They should skip the argument over Medicare for All and find the best ways to tackle affordability.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Joe Biden Is Learning That Liberals Eat Their Own

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 3:00pm
It’s astonishing to see other Democratic candidates attack him for his role in their party’s historic successes.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Joe Biden Did Fine, and That Might Have Been Enough

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 11:55pm
The former vice president had a lot to prove. To those who had written him off after the first debate, he had this to say: “malarkey.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare for All? For More? Here’s How Medicare Works

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 3:51pm
As Democrats embrace the idea of expanding the federal health insurance program, we looked at what it covers and costs. It’s far from “free.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare for All? For More? Here’s How Medicare Works.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 3:51pm
As Democrats embrace the idea of expanding the federal health insurance program, we looked at what it covers and costs. It’s far from “free.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Democratic Debate Turns Ferocious Over Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 11:37pm
The candidates sparred angrily over whether to wipe out private health insurance and institute a government-run health system.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Fix Our Health Care System. Don’t Try to Make It Perfect.

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 2:00pm
Our political leaders waste time in partisan battles that leave people uninsured.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

What I’ll Be Looking for Tonight

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 9:07am
Ten Democrats go back to the debate stage
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How a Medicare Buy-In or Public Option Could Threaten Obamacare

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 2:32pm
Some Democrats are proposing a government alternative to private insurance. But allowing people to choose such a plan may destabilize the A.C.A., some experts say.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Kamala Harris Sets Up Debate Showdown on Health Care With New Plan

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 6:00am
Ms. Harris is forging her own path on the health care issue, putting forth a “Medicare for all” plan that stops short of the complete overhaul Bernie Sanders has proposed.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Seven Democrats Pledge to Focus First Bill on Fighting Corruption

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 6:00am
Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are among the 2020 candidates earning approval from the government-reform group End Citizens United.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

A Question Rarely Asked: What Would Medicare for All Cover?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 5:00am
If it followed the path of traditional Medicare, it would end up paying for a lot of coverage that has little medical value.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Debate Over ‘Medicare for All’

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 11:00am
Readers discuss an opt-out option, low reimbursements and the shockingly bureaucracy-free health care in Greece.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How Democrats Defeat Donald Trump

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 2:30pm
Stop talking so much about the America that he’s destroying. Save your breath for the America you want to create.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 6:00am
More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Joe Biden Decides He Doesn’t Need to Stay Above the Fray After All

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:15am
In New Hampshire, the former vice president went after some of his rivals, with criticism that Bernie Sanders called “totally absurd.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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