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With New Majority, Here’s What Democrats Can (and Can’t) Do on Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 5:00am
Senate control opens up new possibilities, but the party will still need to contend with arcane rules and the challenges of a narrow majority.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

It’s Not Just You: Picking a Health Insurance Plan Is Really Hard

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 5:00am
Most Americans make poor choices. So do most professional insurance brokers, a new study finds. But robots may help.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Becerra Supports ‘Medicare for All,’ and Could Help States Get There

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 12/10/2020 - 5:00am
Waivers can expand health care offerings without need for congressional approval, but the challenge will be how to pay for them.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

After 4 Years of Trump, Medicare and Medicaid Badly Need Attention

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 5:00am
Science and objective analysis need to be revived.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

When Churches Rescue Americans From Crushing Covid

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 5:00am
Churches are doing what politicians have been unable to do, rescuing Americans from crushing medical bills.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

People Are Choosing Kidney Dialysis at H

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 4:44pm
A new Medicare program aims to increase the proportion of patients using home dialysis and receiving transplants.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Progress in Kidney Care Starts at Home

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 5:00am
A new Medicare program aims to increase the proportion of patients using home dialysis and receiving transplants.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare's Choices Have Grown, but Many Americans Don't Review Options

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 5:00am
A new study shows that more than half of enrollees don’t review or compare their coverage options annually.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

When Medicare Choices Get ‘Pretty Crazy,’ Many Seniors Avert Their Eyes

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/13/2020 - 5:00am
A new study shows that more than half of enrollees don’t review or compare their coverage options annually.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Court Is Taking On the Most Challenged Statute in Our History. Again.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 11/11/2020 - 9:49am
This time, the issue is democracy, and the Supreme Court’s duty to leave political decisions to the elected branches of government.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Obamacare Is Back in Court. The Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher.

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 5:00am
This time, the issue is democracy, and the Supreme Court’s duty to leave political decisions to the elected branches of government.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Check in on Health Insurance Open Enrollment

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/07/2020 - 10:07pm
If you’re shopping for health insurance this fall for coverage starting Jan. 1, start early and set aside a full day to learn about your options.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Dr. Philip Lee Is Dead at 96; Engineered Introduction of Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 11/03/2020 - 4:55pm
As a top health official for Lyndon Johnson and a fighter for social justice, he used government money as a cudgel to compel hospitals to desegregate in the ’60s.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Dr. Philip Lee Is Dead at 96; Engineered Introduction of Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 11/03/2020 - 1:37pm
As a top health official for Lyndon Johnson and a fighter for social justice, he used government money as a cudgel to compel hospitals to desegregate in the ’60s.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

You’re Not Too Old to Talk to Someone

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 11/01/2020 - 6:10pm
Studies have shown that older people do as well in psychotherapy as younger ones. But finding and affording therapy can prove difficult.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

You’re Not Too Old to Talk to Someone

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 10:20am
Studies have shown that older people do as well in psychotherapy as younger ones. But finding and affording therapy can prove difficult.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How Trump and Biden Differ on Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:32am
Let’s look at where the candidates stand on pre-existing conditions, Medicare, Medicaid and more.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How Trump and Biden Differ on Health Care

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 8:40am
Let’s look at where the candidates stand on pre-existing conditions, Medicare, Medicaid and more.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

UnitedHealth Ships Flu Kits to Medicare Recipients

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 10:43am
Under MedAdvantage plans, the major insurer is sending packages including Tamiflu and coronavirus tests to those considered especially vulnerable to Covid and the flu.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

UnitedHealth Ships Flu Kits to Medicare Recipients

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 5:00am
Under MedAdvantage plans, the major insurer is sending packages including Tamiflu and coronavirus tests to those considered especially vulnerable to Covid and the flu.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

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