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Medicare News Articles

CARES Act Economic Stimulus Money: Frequently Asked Questions

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The federal government will issue stimulus checks dire...
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Cigna, Humana, Aetna Waive Cost-Sharing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Treatment

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) m...
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The CARES Act Economic Stimulus Package and Its Effect on Medicare

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The economic stimulus checks being issued by the federal...
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29 States Granted Medicaid Waivers Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) h...
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Study: Medicare Spending Could Reach $115 Billion on COVID-19 Care

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has the potent...
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Medicare Investigation of Kirkland, WA, Nursing Home Results in New Inspection Protocols

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) r...
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Medicare Helps Doctors on Coronavirus Front Line by Extending Deadline for Quality Reporting

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) h...
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Medicare Beneficiaries Targeted by Scams During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. Seniors have been urged to take extra precautions amid t...
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Study: Medicare Access Improves Cancer Outcomes in Women

Having access to Medicare can improve outcomes for female cancer patients, according to a study headed up by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The results of the study, publis...
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Analysis: Medicare-Dependent Hospitals on the Decline

The number of Medicare-dependent hospitals (hospitals that treat a disproportionately high amount of Medicare patients) declined 28 percent from 2011 to 2017 , according to a recent report from t...
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