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What if You Could Go to the Hospital … at Home?

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/19/2022 - 5:00am
Hospital-at-home care is an increasingly common option, and it is often a safer one for older adults. But the future of the approach depends on federal action.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

What if You Could Go to the Hospital … at Home?

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/19/2022 - 5:00am
Hospital-at-home care is an increasingly common option, and it is often a safer one for older adults. But the future of the approach depends on federal action.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Covid Almost Broke This Hospital. It Also Might Be What Saves It.

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 11/17/2022 - 5:00am
For decades, smaller “safety net” hospitals like Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, in Brooklyn, have been losing money and are under pressure to close. But the pandemic has shown just how needed they are.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Biden Emphasizes the Threat to Social Security and Medicare at Rally

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/05/2022 - 6:48pm
The president singled out Senators Ron Johnson and Rick Scott while campaigning for Democrats in Pennsylvania.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Medicare Advantage or Just Medicare?

Medicare -- New York Times - Sat, 11/05/2022 - 7:49am
It’s annual enrollment season once again. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of the two approaches to health insurance.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Wonking Out: Inequality, Mortality, Medicare and Social Security

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 11/04/2022 - 1:43pm
Who loses if we raise the age of eligibility?
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The G.O.P. Plot Against Medicare and Social Security

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 5:13pm
Never mind the “populism,” it’s still a rich man’s party.
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Private Medicare Plans Misled Customers Into Signing Up, Senate Report Says

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 5:00am
The report points to widespread misbehavior by the plans and the marketing firms they hire.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Debt Limit Showdown Looms as White House Braces for a Divided Washington

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 5:00am
G.O.P. threats to leverage the full faith and credit of the United States to force spending cuts have raised alarm about a debt showdown next year — and talks about how to head one off in the coming weeks.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Republicans Float Changes to Social Security and Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 5:00am
Democrats have seized on Republican proposals to limit retirement benefits to galvanize voters ahead of the midterm elections.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Biden, in Midterm Campaign Pitch, Focuses on Social Security and Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 8:55pm
At events in Florida, the president sought to paint Republicans as a threat to the two retirement programs. But his campaign swing did not go without bumps.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

How Private Insurers Exploit Medicare

Medicare -- New York Times - Sun, 10/23/2022 - 11:30am
Readers discuss how Medicare has overpaid private-sector Medicare Advantage insurers by billions of dollars. Also: Grass-roots fund-raising; campaign debates.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

As Midterms Near, Biden Warns Republicans Seek to Dismantle Democratic Legislation

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 10/21/2022 - 10:19pm
The president said G.O.P. lawmakers could undo Democrats’ legislative victories if they regained control of Congress.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Working While on Social Security: What to Know

Medicare -- New York Times - Fri, 10/21/2022 - 9:00am
Collecting the retiree benefit while earning income gets complicated. Here are some key things to remember.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

Your Paycheck Next Year Will Be Affected by Inflation. Here’s How.

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/20/2022 - 5:00am
If you get a raise, you may not end up in a higher tax bracket. But more of your income may be subject to Social Security taxes. And you’ll probably pay more for health care.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

An Uptick in Elder Poverty: A Blip, or Sign of Things to Come?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 10:57am
Seniors didn’t fare as well through the pandemic as most. But longer-term trends aren’t moving in their favor either.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

¿Cuánto será el COLA para 2023?

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/13/2022 - 10:44am
El ajuste por costo de vida aumentará en 8,7 por ciento el próximo año, brindando alivio a los jubilados y otras personas que dependen en gran medida de esos pagos.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

The Social Security COLA Will Ease the Sting of Inflation

Medicare -- New York Times - Thu, 10/13/2022 - 10:18am
The cost-of-living adjustment will be 8.7 percent next year, bringing relief to retirees and others who rely largely on the payments.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

‘A New Frontier’ for Hearing Aids

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 10/10/2022 - 11:29am
Over-the-counter hearing aids are coming at long last. But lower prices and greater accessibility may take time to materialize.
Categories: Elder, Medicare

¿Todos reciben íntegro el COLA de la seguridad social?

Medicare -- New York Times - Mon, 10/10/2022 - 9:43am
La respuesta está relacionada con Medicare y el modo en que las personas mayores lo pagan.
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