Tag Archives: Medicare

Medicare Costs To Jump In 2016: 15 Million Americans Forced To Pay Higher Premiums?

Medicare costs are expected to jump significantly in 2016. Though about 15 million Americans could be affected, there could be a small window of opportunity for a few beneficiaries if they act now. Millions of Americans, the majority of them old and infirm, will now have to brace themselves for higher premiums of Medicare. However, those who have been getting ...

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Medicare Discrepancies Discovered On After Hospital, Home Care

The Obama administration has been trying to get a handle on wasteful Medicare spending for years, and has recently discovered large discrepancies when it comes to after hospital and home care. Numbers are not adding up when it comes to services patients receive after they leave the hospital, be it home healthcare, nursing homes or other. According to researchers investigating ...

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Senators grill Medicare chief over health care rollout woes

A senior administration official involved in implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care plan says the program’s sign-up website has improved since its launch more than a month ago and is still improving. Marilyn Tavenner told a Senate committee that the site is now able to process nearly 17,000 registrants per hours with almost no errors. RELATED: OBAMA ASKS SUPPORTERS ...

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