Dealing With Chronic Pain Management
Although everyone feels pain at some point or another, chronic pain is a different story. Due to the huge toll chronic pain can take on the body, people who suffer from it may experience serious emoti. . .
New Bill Could Mean Big Things for Medigap
July, 2017 A proposed bipartisan bill aims to improve care for Americans with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease and it could have major implications on Medicare Supplement Insurance. . . .
It’s Official: Health Care Bill Dies in Senate
July 18, 2017 Americans woke up Tuesday morning to the news many had expected: A Senate vote to repeal and replace Obamacare would not happen. At least not anytime soon. The final dagger came Monday ni. . .
Medicare to Avoid Spending Cuts in 2017
Medicare will avoid mandatory spending cuts in 2017, according to a report released July 13 by the program’s trustees. The 2016 forecast predicted the trust fund for Part A of the federal Medica. . .
U.S. Falls Short in New Health Care Study
A recent study emphasized something that many Americans may already know: the U. S. health care system has plenty of room for improvement. The study by the Commonwealth Fund ranked the health care. . .
Helping Seniors Be Safe at Home
Households everywhere claim numerous accident victims every day, and the dangers range from slips and falls to burns, cuts, electrocutions, falling objects and more. The hazards that lurk in our own. . .
What Changed in the New Health Care Bill
A revised version of the the Senate’s proposed health care bill was released on Thursday. It includes three key changes to the much-anticipated bill known as the Better Care Reconciliation . . .
Abuse Rampant Among Opioid Prescriptions
A new report exposes some harsh realities about abuse that involves both opioid prescriptions and Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. The report, released July 13 by the U. S. Department of Health. . .
Senate Recess Delayed as Health Care Vote Looms – July, 2017
Summer break will just have to wait. That’s the report out of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday, who said the Senate will delay its annual August recess in order to continue worki. . .
Obamacare Taxes May Remain in New Health Care Bill
At least one element of Obamacare appears may remain in the new health care bill being designed in the Senate. The 0. 9 percent Medicare surtax on upper-income earners may very well remain intact accor. . .