COVID-19: Many Older Blacks and Hispanics with Medicare More Likely to Face Out-of-Pocket Hospital Bill
Emerging evidence shows that COVID-19 is having a disproportionate impact on older Blacks and Hispanics.
There are lots of changes taking place in Medicare’s private plans. As the Medicare program modernizes, those in traditional Medicare should not be left behind
Health care is full of confusing jargon, such as VBID, which stands for value based insurance design. Here’s a quick primer on VBID and why it matters for people with people with Medicare private plans (known as Medicare Advantage).
Wider use of telehealth under Medicare Advantage could result in more timely and efficient care as well as easier access to certain health care providers.
On August 1, the Trump Administration released a final rule that will allow insurance companies to offer cheaper “short-term limited duration” health plans for longer periods of time.
Court Challenge to Health Care Law a Major Threat for Older Adults and People with Preexisting Health Conditions
NOTE: This post was written in 2018, a few months after Texas v. United States was filed in federal district court. Subsequently, California lead a group of states and the U.S. House of Representatives to intervene and defend the Affordable Care Act. This 2018 post discusses the same three…
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