Medicare Pilot Project Allows Patients To Have Hospice Care While Also Seeking Cures
The experiment is designed to encourage more beneficiaries with terminal diseases to use hospice care, which has been shown to improve the quality...
State Highlights: Minn. Nurses Settlement Could Give Hospitals More Labor-Relations Muscle; Legal Fees Grow In Kansas Planned Parenthood Case
Outlets report on health news from Minnesota, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire, Ohio and California.
Medicare Temporarily Stops More Insurers From Automatically Enrolling Beneficiaries
In the "seamless conversion" process, insurers switch marketplace customers to Medicare Advantage plans as the customers reach the age of 65 and...
For Seniors, Teeth Need Care — But Insurance Coverage Is Rare
Aging can take a toll on teeth, and for many seniors paying for dental services is a serious concern because they can’t rely on their Medicare...
Feds Find Doctor Listings Often Wrong In Medicare Advantage Directories
Provider directories for private Medicare Advantage plans are riddled with errors, according to the government’s first in-depth review. The...
Viewpoints: Obamacare Product Problems; Health Care’s Costs And Disparities
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.