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Reduce Medicare Coverage?

Increase Supplemental Plan Costs and Reduce Coverage Even with Medicare coverage, seniors are often left with significant health care costs, so many people purchase supplemental private insurance coverage (such as Medigap plans) to reduce their out-of-pocket expenses.  One proposal would charge … Continue reading

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Will Drug Companies Give Rebates or Discounts to Medicare?

Here is another idea for tweaking Medicare.  Under current law, drug manufacturers are required to give rebates or discounts to the Medicaid program for prescription drugs purchased by Medicaid beneficiaries.  However, Medicare Part D — the optional prescription drug coverage … Continue reading

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What are you doing to Medicare?

Yesterday I was at a table as a volunteer for OR AARP.  Met a lot of nice people and a few that didn’t seem to understand what might be going on with Medicare.  Have you joined the conversation?  Go to … Continue reading

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How important is Social Security and Medicare to You?

AARP has been running a campaign over the last few months to find out what YOU think about Social Security and Medicare.  If you haven’t given your opinion yet you can go to http://www.earnedasay.com and answer a few questions.  AARP is … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time…love it or hate it? How do you feel about DST?  Spring forward and fall back.  Most of us kind of just accept it, but it wasn’t always so and lots of places in the world do not … Continue reading

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