Congress Considers Expanding Telehealth Accessibility for Medicare Clients | Senior Market Advisors

Congress Considers Expanding Telehealth Accessibility for Medicare Clients

Medicare, News March 21, 2016 0

Well, well, well, the politicos are at it again!  As the battle for the Republican and the Democratic Presidential nominations really heat up, Congress is finally – although reluctantly – reviewing ways in which Medicare Beneficiaries with chronic conditions may become eligible for expanded telehealth accessibility.  The real world, of course, looks different for most […]

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Medicare Looks To Cut Drug Costs By Changing How It Pays Doctors | Senior Market Advisors

Medicare Looks To Cut Drug Costs By Changing How It Pays Doctors

Medicare, News March 15, 2016 0

Okay, everybody knows that when it comes to anything that the government pays for, people are going to try to take advantage of it.  Whether it is the old $600 toilet seats from the Pentagon or, closer to home, certain unscrupulous healthcare “professionals” overcharging for reimbursement, we, as citizens and professionals expect accountability for taxpayer […]

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Anthem, Cigna Make Out Big Time in Medicare Advantage Rating Change | Senior Market Advisors

Anthem, Cigna Make Out Big Time in Medicare Advantage Rating Change

Medicare, News March 14, 2016 0

Anthem and Cigna Corporation enjoyed a huge stock run-up on Thursday, March 10 when news of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) changed a policy that reduced the ratings of Medicare Advantage providers that were sanctioned for a wide array of problems.  The “star” ratings carry clinical and financial impact.  The CMS ties […]

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