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New Jersey selected for recent Coordinated Care Effort

New Jersey was chosen as one of seven states to contribute in a Center for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Services experiment program in which, through multipayer agreement, physicians are encouraged to provide more coordinated care. The comprehensive primary care scheme is being initiated … Continue reading

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Gary Jacobs is part of PwC US Health Industries Advisory Practice

PwC US made it public today that Gary M. Jacobs has been linked to the firm’s Health Industries Advisory practice as a managing director based in Washington, D.C.  Jacobs will be directing a program to help healthcare providers, health insurance companies and pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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Majority of seniors favor Group against Medicare Supplemental Insurance

Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicare Part D are the most frequently procured types of coverage at a point when they are turning 65 and employer group insurance is unavailable. These types of plans help guard seniors from … Continue reading

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Innovative approach to Medicare patients by Three Maine health groups

A new model planned to better health and lower the costs of Medicare patients is to be taken up by three Maine health care organizations as per announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The three health  Plans systems have been … Continue reading

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Concern for Texas Seniors over Medicare and Medicaid slash

Subsequent to cuts of $234 million to Medicare Plans for 2012 and $58 million taken away from the Medicaid budget in 2011, Texas leaders have now ordered state agencies to freeze expenditure. There has been anxiety over the state budget … Continue reading

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Precision Senior Marketing announces itself as the preferred distributor of Combined Insurance’s new Medicare Supplement product

Precision Senior Marketing (PSM), a national Medicare Supplement Broker, announced that it is now a chosen distributor of Combined Insurance’s new Medicare Supplement product.  Combined Medicare Plans offers some of the best rates available in the market according to its President Lucas … Continue reading

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Study provides answer to Medicare anxiety About Paying for CT Colonography

A recent study of about 1,400 Medicare Plans aged patients supports CT colonography as a screening tool for colon cancer. This has contributed to the continued debate over Medicare coverage of the procedure. The Centers for Medicare supplement guide and Medicaid Services in … Continue reading

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Medical errors adversely affect seniors

Over medication of seniors has become a major problem and families can play a vital role in averting this menace. Greater interaction among patients, their families and hospital staff, mainly care-giving assistants and nurses, could play a significant role in … Continue reading

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Hospital-owned practices get lower Medicare rates under new rule

A recent Medicare Supplement billing policy aims at lowering rates for certain office visits and other services in facility-owned physician practices. The policy has been opposed by physicians and practice managers and they are not willing to conform to a … Continue reading

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Duplicate Heath Coverage proves costly for U.S Government

The Veterans Affairs health care system and the Medicare Advantage plan encompass about 1.2 million veterans. A study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has recently exposed that as these care programs are managed independently, the … Continue reading

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