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AEP 2017 is here

AEP 2017 is here so you need to know what to expect. Medicare beneficiaries have the option of making changes to their existing coverage. The government-run program features a number of plans to choose from and as your health needs evolve, you may find that other types of coverage suite you better than what you [...]

Your rights and protections as a Medicare patient

All Medicare patients, regardless of their benefits, are entitled to rights and protections.

Authorities issue arrests for Medicare fraud

Federal law enforcement officials arrested 90 people May 13 on suspicion of Medicare fraud.

Medicare readmissions continue to drop

A new report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that significant strides are being made in reducing Medicare patient readmissions to hospitals.

What is a Medicare Summary Notice?

Beneficiaries with Original Medicare are issued a Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) every three months for their Parts A and B-covered services.

CMS issues proposal for inpatient payment regulation

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed payment regulation for inpatient stays at hospitals.

Free screenings for Medicare beneficiaries

Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to a yearly wellness check as well as a number of other preventative services at no charge to the patient.

Filing claims and appealing with Medicare

While the advantages and opportunities available through Medicare are vast and beneficial, there can always be a few occasions where questions, concerns and qualms may arise.

Chiropractors caught amid Medicare fraud

While Medicare offers users a variety of ways to receive the outstanding health care they deserve, there are still instances of people taking advantage of the system.

Medicare 101: Things to know and mistakes to avoid

As you prepare to enroll in Medicare, you may have some questions about the program and what it will provide in terms of your health care needs.