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Medicare

Cutting Out the Medical Middleman: How Mark Cuban’s Experiment Might Change Healthcare

A Bitter Pill Medicare, a it currently exists, has a fundamental flaw. While it is capable of paying for hospital stays, doctor’s visits, and all manner of other medical treatments, it fails to adequately address the one aspect of the healthcare system its beneficiaries most frequently interact with: prescription drugs. Medicare’s drug program, Medicare Part

Opinion

New Study Gives Medicare Advantage Edge in Quality of Care – Inside Sources

Medicare Advantage is the best bet for seniors looking at their options as the open enrollment period begins, according to a new study published by the “Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Health Forum.” Medicare Advantage, also known as Medicare Part C, gives seniors a choice about how to get their medical services delivered

Opinion

Opinion: Medicare Will Use Death Panels to Set Drug Prices – Inside Sources

Under the Inflation Reduction Act, death panels will determine what medicines Medicare should pay for to free up money for other government spending. That’s not hyperbole. Under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), seniors still pay retail prices. (And only the 3 percent of Medicare beneficiaries who spend more than $2,000 out of pocket will see

Social Security and You

A Social Security Pop Quiz

OK, class. You’ve been reading my column for a number of years now. It’s time to see how much you’ve learned. So put on your thinking caps, get out your No. 2 pencils, and good luck with this short pop quiz. QUESTION 1: How many years of earnings are used to compute a Social Security

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