PRESS ROOM: Are You Eligible for New Medicare Benefits? Find Out Today
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PRESS ROOM: Are You Eligible for New Medicare Benefits? Find Out Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Your health needs change from year to year. And, your health plan…

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Surprise! Your Medicare Part B Premiums May Increase by 50 Percent in 2016
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Surprise! Your Medicare Part B Premiums May Increase by 50 Percent in 2016

(PBS) Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and retirement, is here to…

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Poverty May Increase Odds of Repeat Hospitalizations
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Poverty May Increase Odds of Repeat Hospitalizations

(Reuters Health) – When patients are hospitalized more than once in the same month, it…

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How Medicare’s New Rules May Improve Eldercare Benefits
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How Medicare’s New Rules May Improve Eldercare Benefits

(Time) – As the number of elderly Americans soars, Medicare is testing improved benefits for…

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On 50th Anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid Still Vital
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On 50th Anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid Still Vital

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — As Medicare and Medicaid turn…

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Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life
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Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life

Pam Belluck, THE NEW YORK TIMES (The New York Times) — Medicare, the federal program…

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Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays
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Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare proposed Wednesday to ease a coverage policy…

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Child Watch: Protecting 50 Years of Child Health Progress
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Child Watch: Protecting 50 Years of Child Health Progress

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   “It was a generation ago that Harry Truman…

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Study: Many Medicare Cataract Patients Given Needless Tests
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Study: Many Medicare Cataract Patients Given Needless Tests

MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer Millions of older people are getting tests they don’t…

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GOP-Controlled House Passes Budget to Erase Deficits
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GOP-Controlled House Passes Budget to Erase Deficits

DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday…

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