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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

President Trump Withdraws Plan to Eliminate Drug Price Rebates

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 8:59am
The proposal would have lowered costs under Medicare for consumers needing expensive drugs, but would have raised Medicare premiums.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

So You Want to Overturn Obamacare. Here Are Some Things That Would Be Headaches.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 5:00am
People would lose insurance, but workplace lactation rooms, menu calorie information and entire government programs would also be affected.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Even Researchers Don’t Know Which Doctors Medicare Advantage Covers

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 5:00am
A study found Google was more accurate than the program’s physician directories.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Is Medicare for All a Workable Plan?

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Readers offer differing opinions. One notes that “people seem perfectly happy to ditch private insurance and to jump into Medicare when they hit 65.”
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How to Straighten Out the Medicare Maze

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Expanding insurance coverage isn’t the only task ahead.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Some Democrats Talk About Cosmetic Surgery Insurance. It Doesn’t Exist.

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 9:03am
‘Medicare for all’ would essentially do away with private insurance, a fact that some politicians seem reluctant to emphasize.
Categories: Elder, Medicare


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