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AARP wrote to the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ask that Medicare include dental and behavioral health coverage and other changes.
Nearly 1 in 3 older adults are either extremely or very interested in telehealth services, a percentage that has held steady throughout the pandemic.
We've been pushing for bills that expand access to telehealth, which exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Kentucky and Indiana.
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AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins discusses the economic opportunity older adults present during an appearance on The Conference Board's CEO Perspectives podcast.
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).
We live in a world of innovation. New technology is changing how we connect with friends, learn, work, play—and even obtain health care. Telehealth, a set of tools both old and new, allows clinicians and home-based patients to communicate with each other via video-conference, email, or just an…
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the Financial Alignment Initiative (the Initiative) to improve the quality of care received by low-income adults who are eligible for Medicare and Medicaid — known as dual eligibles. Many of these individuals have unmet behavioral health…
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En español | Hundreds of thousands of people are going virtual to get their health care — replacing traditional face-to-face visits with telemedicine, or health services provided via telecommunication systems by health care professionals at a different location. Telemedicine has a variety of uses.…
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