Tag Archive: Medicare

Jan 05 2012

Medicare in the new year

By Bob Moos The New Year brings improvements and other changes to Medicare. Here’s a brief rundown of what you can expect in 2012. • Original Medicare covers more preventive services. Screenings for cardiovascular disease and obesity have been added to the preventive services available at no out-of-pocket cost to people with Medicare. The new …

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Oct 13 2011

Medicare open enrollment comes early

By Jason Alderman If you’re enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15, 2011 – 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. Aside from exceptions made for a few special circumstances, this is …

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Jun 29 2011

One Montana County’s Medicare-for-all coverage

By Kay Tillow Back when he presided over the Senate’s health care reform debate, Max Baucus, chairman of the all-powerful Senate Finance Committee, had said everything was on the table — except for single-payer universal health care. When doctors, nurses, and others rose in his hearing to insist that single payer be included in the …

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