Income hit to many Medicare beneficiaries from premiums, health costs #health #care, #medicare, #health #care, #obamacare, #health #insurance, #us: #news, #politics, #business #news

# Many Medicare beneficiaries spend 20 percent or more of their income on premiums, other health costs Brooks Kraft LLC | Corbis | Getty Images A patient is monitored in an examination room inside the Clinical Decision Unit at Kaiser Permanente s Capitol Hill Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Having government-run health care doesn’t mean […]

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Two Medicare Advantage Insurers Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit For $32 Million #medicare #whistleblower

# Two Medicare Advantage Insurers Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit For $32 Million Two Florida Medicare Advantage insurers have agreed to pay nearly $32 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged they exaggerated how sick patients were and took other steps to overbill the government health plan for the elderly. The suit, settled on Tuesday, was […]

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Anthem BlueCross BlueShield Indiana – Medicare Supplement Plans and Rates #what #do #medicare #supplement #plans #cover

# Anthem BCBS Indiana – Medicare Supplement Plans Medicare Supplement Plans & Rates *Plan F also has an option called high deductible Plan F (HD-F). This high deductible plan pays the same benefits as Plan F after one has paid a calendar year $2,100 deductible. Benefits from high deductible Plan F will not begin until […]

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False Claims Act and Pharmacy Practice: Pharmacists Beware! #cvs #caremark,doj.,false #claims,healthcare #fraud,hhs,medicaid,medicare,oig,pharmacist,pharmacy,qui #tam,technicians,walgreens,

# Erica Lindsay, PharmD, MBA, Esq. False Claims Act and Pharmacy Practice: Pharmacists Beware! It is alarming how much health care fraud within the pharmacy is being prosecuted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Department of Justice, which can lead to both criminal and/or civil penalties and OIG exclusion. As pharmacists, we […]

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Medicare: What Are Medigap Plans? #medicare, #medigap, #medigap #plans,medigap #and #drug #coverage, #extra #health #insurance, #medigap #policies, #medicare #part #a, #medicare #part #b, #original #medicare, #medicare #advantage, #prescription #drugs, #part #d, #enrollment, #enrollment #period #medigap, #r #morgan #griffin

# Medicare: What Are Medigap Plans? Medigap is extra health insurance that you buy from a private company to pay health care costs not covered by Original Medicare. such as co-payments, deductibles, and health care if you travel outside the U.S. Medigap policies don’t cover long-term care, dental care. vision care, hearing aids. eyeglasses. and […]

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