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Medicare News Articles

BENES Act Aims to Help Beneficiaries Avoid Medicare Late Enrollment Penalties and Coverage Delays

Published July 28, 2020 Medicare enrollment can be confusing, and it can come with some potentially significant financial consequences if you don’t get it right. A bill making its way throu...
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Study Highlights the Cost Savings and Improved Health Outcomes of Medicare Advantage Plans

Published July 26, 2020 Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) beneficiaries experience lower out-of-pocket health care costs and better health outcomes than beneficiaries of traditional fee-for...
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Study: Nearly Half of Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Are Unaware of Their Nursing Home Benefits

Published July 26, 2020 Nearly half of all Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) beneficiaries don’t know whether their plan provides nursing home coverage, according to a recent study publis...
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Senior Guide to Face Masks: How to Select, Wear and Wash Your Mask

Published July 26, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. As of late July, more th...
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The Cost of Treating COVID-19: Remdesivir Costs Per Vial

Published July 26, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. Anyone who has been anticipa...
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COVID-19 Accelerates Medicare Trust Fund Troubles

Published July 24, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The COVID-19 pandemic is acc...
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Joe Biden Proposes “Medicare at 60”

Published July 24, 2020 More than three million Americans become eligible for Medicare every year. If presidential candidate Joe Biden’s proposal to lower the Medicare eligibility age from 65...
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Study: Black Medicare Beneficiaries Nearly Four Times as Likely to be Hospitalized from COVID-19

Published July 20, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. According to federal data re...
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Medicare at 60? Five Things to Know About Joe Biden’s Health Care Strategy

Published July 17, 2020 With the Democratic primary race over and Joe Biden winning out over candidates such as Bernie Sanders and Elisabeth Warren, the debate over Medicare for All has fallen...
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Medicare Special Enrollment Periods Granted Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Published June 2, 2020 Follow our Medicare Coronavirus News page for related information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Medicare beneficiaries. If the novel coronavirus (COV...
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