Approximately $520M in Medicare, Medicaid fees went towards avoidable hospital stays

As per a recent report titled “Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania,” out of nearly 185,000 patients in Pennsylvania who underwent hospital stays that could have been avoided in 2010, taxpayer-supported programs paid for about 83,000 of them. Medicare Plan and Medicaid payments amounting … Continue reading

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AHIP issues Report related to Medigap Coverage

The following facts were revealed by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) in its report.  Out of ten, nine seniors registered in Medigap are content with their coverage, according to a new American Viewpoint survey released by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). The … Continue reading

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Free Preventive Services offered to Medicare Beneficiaries

As per a news release issued by the Idaho Department of Insurance the following information were revealed. Idaho Medicare beneficiaries are taking advantage of free preventive services provided by the Affordable Care Act. About 50,975 people in Idaho with original Medicare Plan received at least one … Continue reading

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