These are just some of the benefits and features that can help you maximize your Medicare Advantage coverage and improve your health and well-being. Be sure to take a look at your health plan today to make sure you're getting the most from your plan.
The following article appeared originally on the healthinsurance.org Blog. If you're being courted by a private insurance company to enroll in one o...
Facing government cuts to one of their cash cows -- private Medicare plans -- health insurance companies have launched a multi-pronged campaign, financed by the customer premiums, to persuade Congress to keep the cuts from going into effect next month.
The big five health insurance companies have begun reporting their third quarter 2012 earnings and, so far, they are pleasing their shareholders with profits that are better than Wall Street expected.
Medicare's 2013 open enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7, 2012. For most current enrollees, that's the only time to make coverage changes for the coming calendar year.
If Congressman Ryan truly wants to reduce health care spending, he should look no further than the Affordable Care Act. I will never stop fighting to preserve this successful program.
Mitt Romney opened up several new lines of attack on his taxes this week -- such as labeling him "Mister Thirteen Percent" for his admitted tax rate. Even juicier is attacking what Mitt Romney would pay under Paul Ryan's budget plan.
It is clear that Romney and his allies have decided not to discuss Obamacare factually. They know that if they told the truth about the law, the public would not support their efforts to overturn it.
If you think the idea of privatizing Medicare has gone away, that the health insurance industry has thrown in the towel on one of its biggest goals, there was fresh evidence last week that you would be wrong.
I'll be 65 in a few months -- Medicare enrollment age -- and am interested in getting a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my health care and prescription drugs. Can you give me some advice on choosing a plan?
A massive, cross-country occupation, with doctors and other healthcare personnel joining in, would make the point to the insurers that the public is sick and tired of the gross, despicable, inhumane behavior of an industry that holds our lives and wellbeing in its clutches.
This Friday, March 23rd, marks the second year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act -- a.k.a. "health reform." If you are like most people, you may have some misconceptions about what has or has not happened in the past two years.
A recent poll found that the American public still doesn't know what is in the health reform law and what is not. Here's the list of health reform "gifts" available this year.
If you're enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15-December 7, 2011. That's Medicare's 2012 Open Enrollment period -- and you should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past.
Most of us breathe a sigh of relief when we reach Medicare age because we think we will have coverage until we die. And we will. But we may not get all the options we want.
In medicine, supply creates demand. Show me an area with more hospital beds and I'll show you one with higher hospital utilization that doesn't improve population health status.