Does Medicare want your doctor to quit? | I am a physician in private practice who enjoys taking care of elderly patients. Because most retirees over age 65 who want to be insured have no choice but to enroll in the Medicare program, I have continued to cooperate with the program. Many of my physician colleagues have opted out of Medicare, and I wonder how long I can hold out. As I continue to be presented with new Medicare requirements, it appears I am being given two choices.

PQRS, EMRs, and might be the final wedges that push physicians away from Medicare and all the patients who depend on it for healthcare.

What You Need to Know About Medicare Part D

What You Need to Know About Medicare Part D

You’ve heard of Medicare and Medicaid before, but do you know if you qualify? Medicare is a federal health insurance program that covers people age 65 or older, some younger people with disabilities, and anyone with end-stage renal disease. Medicaid (also called Apple Health in Washington) is a joint federal/state program that sets requirements for covering people with low income and resources. Of the 39 counties in Washington State, Community Health Plan of Washington offers Medicaid in 30…

You’ve heard of Medicare and Medicaid before, but do you know if you qualify? Medicare is a federal health insurance program that covers people age 65 or older, some younger people with disabilities, and anyone with end-stage renal disease. Medicaid (also called Apple Health in Washington) is a joint federal/state program that sets requirements for covering people with low income and resources. Of the 39 counties in Washington State, Community Health Plan of Washington offers Medicaid in 30…

Medicaid Is a Scam -in Massachusetts |  Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Medicaid Is a Scam -in Massachusetts | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Spin Versus Gerontology :   The new tax bill just passed by Congress will increase the deficit. Although this might seem antithesis to the Republican doctrine behind the obvious spindrift there lurks a clever ploy to trigger an automatic program that reduces funding to most social programs including Medicare. Known euphemistically as PAYGO the Statutory Pay-as-You-Go Act of 2010 is a rule that requires any federal deficit to be paid for with spending cuts to social programs. With the…

Spin Versus Gerontology : The new tax bill just passed by Congress will increase the deficit. Although this might seem antithesis to the Republican doctrine behind the obvious spindrift there lurks a clever ploy to trigger an automatic program that reduces funding to most social programs including Medicare. Known euphemistically as PAYGO the Statutory Pay-as-You-Go Act of 2010 is a rule that requires any federal deficit to be paid for with spending cuts to social programs. With the…

Medicare Wars 2  Pars A & B Stuff You Wish You Knew  Waging war requires organization, attention to details, and unexpected allies. In the case of Pamphlet 2- Stuff You Wish You Knew, the Authors were able to achieve all three. We found an unexpe...

Medicare Wars 2 Pars A & B Stuff You Wish You Knew Waging war requires organization, attention to details, and unexpected allies. In the case of Pamphl

Transitioning Children with Special Health Care Needs from Pediatric to Adult Care...NC Department of Health and Human Services

Transitioning Children with Special Health Care Needs from Pediatric to Adult Care.NC Department of Health and Human Services

What You Need to Know About Medicare Coverage for Hospital Stays

Caregiver Essentials for Sudden Hospital Trips: Be Prepared

Hospital status affects Medicare coverage for hospital stays & post-hospital care. The difference could mean thousands out of your older adult’s wallet.

Appealing a Medicare Claim Decision  Why, when and how to challenge a denial of benefits  by: Education & Outreach, from: AARP, Updated 2012

How to Appeal a Medicare Claim Denial Decision

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Women are outnumbered and underrepresented in the news industry, research finds | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Women are outnumbered and underrepresented in the news industry, research finds

ARES® Dementia Basics & Advanced Care™ is one of three trainings recommended by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for long term care facilities to meet new nursing aide training requirements put forth as part of Section 6121 of the Affordable Care Act. CEUs are available for CARES Dementia Basics & Advanced Care online training.

Learn about The Alzheimer’s Association® essentiALZ™ certification program, a convenient way for caregivers to be recognized for learning quality dementia care practices.

#theHCD #theHCD CMS Puts Brakes on New Home Care Program Requirements: The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was… #homecare

About Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) The Basics What you ll do: Working closely with patients, you are responsible for basic care services such as bathing, grooming and feeding patients,…

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