Making Sense of Medicare Supplements

by Jagger Esch
25 Feb 2020 at 9:00am

Medicare for All would mean a single-payer health plan for everyone that’s run by the government. Currently, Medicare is a federal program that provides health coverage to those 65 years and older. Pros and Cons of Medicare for All The biggest benefit to Medicare for All is that the government covers the expense for healthcare while…

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by Jagger Esch
21 Feb 2020 at 9:00am

The public opinion on healthcare varies between individuals and politicians alike. Depending on your situation, one reform could be more beneficial than another. Ideally, we can rebuild our healthcare in a way that benefits everyone. Debates and polls all seem to show that health care is a significant priority for Americans, particularly in the 2020…

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by Jagger Esch
12 Feb 2020 at 9:00am

You probably already know the truth behind the “choices” available in healthcare. Choices, isn’t that what we all want? To be presented with an array of options before us, and the final decision made by us, and only us. As the 2020 Election draws nearer, we hear millions of things about choices when it comes…

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by Jagger Esch
11 Feb 2020 at 11:49am

MACRA changes have had an impact on waiver states, and everyone in the country. But, what changes will we see in the waiver states in 2020? It’s no secret that for many years, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Wisconsin have had their own set of Medigap regulations. Because of the changes we see in the new year…

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by Lindsay Engle
10 Feb 2020 at 8:10am

Prescription drugs can come with crippling debt, especially for those who depend on medications for daily living. Too many citizens throughout America feel this weight of high-cost prescription medications. Finally, Representatives presented a new Act called the H.R.3. Bill that could help Americans afford their medications. What is H.R.3. Bill The H.R.3 Act is also…

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by Lindsay Engle
5 Feb 2020 at 3:27pm

Many people throughout the United States are beginning to wonder if President Trump plans on cutting the Medicare program. Medicare is a federal health program that was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965. The program provides health care benefits to seniors, those who are disabled, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease.…

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by Kasey Craig
4 Feb 2020 at 9:00am

There is a whole history of Father?s Day that is more detailed than I ever imagined. Americans celebrated the first Father?s Day on June 19, 1910. However, Father?s Day wasn?t official until 1972 when Richard Nixon signed a proclamation making Father?s Day a federal holiday. There are more than 70 million fathers in the United…

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by David Haass
22 Jan 2020 at 2:09pm

The 2020 Medicare premium could wipe out COLA increases for the average retiree. The Senior Citizens League predicts that about half of the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be spent on increases in Part B premiums. Premiums pay for outpatient healthcare services, such as doctors? visits and medical supplies/equipment. The league expects that the…

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by Lindsay Engle
20 Jan 2020 at 9:00am

While many people know that shingles are related to the chickenpox virus, their often unaware of just how painful and even debilitating it can be. A rash that develops on one side of the body or face can be quite painful. Shingles typically appear as blisters that begin scabbing over within about one week and clear…

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