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Medicare and Social Security beneficiaries considering relocation can benefit from this detailed advice.

Planning to Move? Here Are Some Social Security, Medicare Adjustments You Need to Make!

Medicare and Social Security beneficiaries considering relocation can benefit from this detailed advice.

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June Social Security Payments for Some Recipients Postponed to Next Week

Social Security and Medicare Get Boost From Stronger US Economy, But Funds Expected to Run Short in 2035

Social Security and Medicare have improved due to stronger-than-expected economic growth. However, the safety-net programs are still expected to face a funding crisis in approximately ten years.

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Congressional Democrats Reintroduce The Medicare For All Act

3.6 Million Medicare Beneficiaries Could Now Get Wegovy Coverage; Here's How!

Millions of overweight or obese patients with heart issues covered by Medicare could receive access to a popular weight loss medicine.

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Joe Biden Warns of the Threat Donald Trump Would Pose to Social Security if He Wins Again

President Joe Biden has reiterated his concerns about the threat posed by Donald Trump to Social Security if he wins back the White House.

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Medicare to Cover Weight Loss Drug Wegovy for Heart Disease Patients

Medicare coverage for Wegovy will not extend to members intending to use the obesity drug solely for weight loss purposes.

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Donald Trump Vows to 'Never' Cut Social Security or Medicare After Joe Biden Exploits 'Cutting' Comment

Donald Trump has vowed that he "will never do anything" to cut Social Security or Medicare after President Joe Biden seized on the former president's "cutting" comment.

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AstraZeneca’s Lawsuit Challenging Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Dismissed by Judge

A federal judge in Delaware has dismissed AstraZeneca's lawsuit challenging Medicare's new power to negotiate prices directly with drug manufacturers.

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Joe Biden's Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Under the Inflation Reduction Act to Face Major Tests in 2024

Joe Biden's Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Under the Inflation Reduction Act to Face Major Tests in 2024

President Joe Biden's program under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices directly with manufacturers, will face major tests in 2024.

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Medicare Diabetes Prevention

The Medicare coverage for diabetes prevention will be effectivev on January 1.

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Medicare Levels Up Protection Against Diabetes; Broadens Lifestyle Intervention

he truth is that 86 million American adults—more than one out of three—have prediabetes. What's scarier is that nine out of 10 don't know they have it.

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Retail price for prescription drug increased in a very fast rate since for the last decade

The retail prices for prescription drugs have increased at a faster rate from the year 2006 to 2013. In 2013, the retail price hike for prescription drugs used by older people in America was 9.4%.

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Zero COLA means no increase for your Medicare Premium

Under Social Security rules, some 70 percent of Medicare beneficiaries will not get increases when the cost of living adjustment in Social Security is zero.

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KMART pays $1.4M under False Claims Act

Giant U.S. discount department store KMART Corp. paid $1.4 million for violating the False Claims Act by illegally using promotional materials to convince Medicare beneficiaries to fill prescriptions at its pharmacies, said the U.S. Justice Department Tuesday.

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U.S. government releases draft plan for electronic health data

The Obama administration on Friday proposed a plan to move most doctors, hospitals and their patients to national standards for handling electronic clinical data by the end of 2017.

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U.S. government unveils goal to move Medicare away from fee-for-service

The Obama administration on Monday unveiled an ambitious plan to control health costs by moving the $2.9 trillion U.S. health systems away from costly fee-for-service medicine, beginning with the Medicare program for the elderly and disabled.

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