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Medicare News Articles

Trump Medicare Drug Discount Cards May Get a Second Life

Published December 22, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. After some delay, the $2...
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Temporary Expansion of Medicare Telehealth Benefits Becomes Permanent

Published December 15, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. It’s official: Medicare...
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New Medicare Payment Model Targets Better Care, Lower Costs

Published December 15, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare...
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Number of Medicare Advantage Plans Offering Supplemental Benefits Increases 64% in 2021

Published December 8, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The number of Medicare Ad...
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Medicare to Nursing Homes: Follow COVID Guidelines During the Holidays

Published December 8, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Centers for Medicare...
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More Flexibility Coming for Medicare Coverage of Artificial Hearts, VADs

Published December 7, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare coverage of arti...
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Medicare Premiums, Deductibles Increase in 2021

Published November 12, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare costs typically...
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How a Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act Could Affect Medicare

Published November 9, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The Trump administration...
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Nearly Half of All U.S. Hospitals Will Lose Some Medicare Funding Due to High Patient Readmission Rates

Published November 3, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. Many hospitals in the U.S...
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Medicare and Medicaid to Cover COVID-19 Vaccine, Even if Given Emergency Use Authorization

Published November 2, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. A White House policy offi...
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