Through 2005 the Medicare Part B deductible was set by statute. Thereafter it reflects the per capita cost for Medicare beneficiaries. In 1967 the Part B deductible was $50.00. Today after decreasing […]
Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and the promise of savings without managed care or patient limitations.. I wish you all the best.
Here is a text of an e-mail I received from HHS: Affordable Care Act helps 32 health systems improve care for patients, saving up to $1.1 billion 12/19/2011 12:01 AM EST Thirty-two […]
I just did a quick read of this plan, so there is more to come. However, let’s get one thing over now. It has no impact on current Medicare beneficiaries or anyone […]
Threatening politicians if they cut Medicare, it’s not only the elite who influence for self interest at our collective peril. What would you do to rein in Medicare costs?
Twenty-six year old history majors are protesting on Wall Street, the influence of the wealthy is decried, lobbyists are bedeviled and yet when a politician even thinks of trying to fix problems […]
The special congressional committee is looking for ways to reduce the deficit. That really means taking more of your money and giving you less for it, but that’s ok if it is […]