Medicare Wellness Programs Improving Senior Health

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) reported that Medicare Wellness Programs have the ability to improve physical and mental health in seniors. The six programs have been found to help reduce obesity, prevent falls, and most importantly help those with chronic conditions. These medicare programs are offered as a way to keep seniors…

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Insurance Companies Are Suing Trump!

When the Trump Administration announced a rule to stop cost-sharing subsidies to insurance companies, there were threats of lawsuits. The threats have now become a reality, with an insurance co-op recently filing a lawsuit against the federal government. Cost-sharing reduction payments were set up under Obamacare to ensure that customers would be able to receive…

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Five Ways To Get Better Health Plans At Lower Costs

Five Ways To Get Better Health Plans At Lower Costs

Health insurance premiums and deductibles can become costly, and continuously go u p every year depending on the plan. There are ways to help ease the burden of a high premium/deductible plan that is cost-effective while receiving the medical services you need. Compare Plans More than 90% of people end up not looking into their…

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Ways To Get The Most Out of Your Medicare Budget

Medicare is a vital program for seniors when they turn 65. Medicare Part A and Part B covers doctor visits, hospitalization, lab tests, and more. However, since Medicare only covers a portion of these costs, the rest, which is typically 20%, is out of pocket. The costs can be overwhelming at times for a retired…

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$25 Billion Medicare Cuts Possible Due To Republican Tax Bill

The GOP tax bill that the Republicans have been working on, can lead to major cuts in Medicare funding and spending in 2018. The bill is estimated to cut $25 billion from Medicare starting 2018, and resulting in $400 billion over the next ten years. The Congressional Office has estimated a $1.5 trillion deficit to…

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Uber Launching ‘Uber Health’

Uber has announced a new business line called Uber Health that will provide a ride-hailing platform for healthcare providers. Uber is offering to take patients to their medical appointments, as long as they are operating in the area. The health care providers that will use this business will be the ones billed for the services,…

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Changes To Medicare Advantage in 2018

Medicare Advantage Plans have become very popular over the years, and like other insurance plans, changes occur every year. The most common changes are the list of drugs that are covered, how much your insurance company charges for them, premiums, and the percentage the plan pays towards your medical expenses. Changes can leave customers confused…

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