Monthly Archives: May 2012

Budget Planning for Healthcare post Retirement

Americans generally presume that Medicare, the government-backed health-insurance program, will take care of most of their heath care costs after their retirement. According to recent report from Fidelity, a 65-year-old couple planning to retire in 2012 needs an extra $240,000 … Continue reading

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Direct primary medical care

In Washington, an exceptional bipartisan health care idea that makes concierge medical care reasonable is becoming popular. This is termed as direct primary care whereby doctors contract directly with patients to offer all the primary care needs free from the … Continue reading

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Recruitment of Qualified Medicare Sales Representatives by eHealth, Inc.

eHealth, Inc., the parent company of eHealthInsurance, the nation’s foremost online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses,  is recruiting Medicare Plan Sales Representatives for the present year’s Medicare insurance Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). It will also … Continue reading

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The consequences of the New Medicare Tax

The new Medicare Tax under the “Health Care Bill,” has led to the feeling among Americans that it may lead to a further economic downtown of the U.S. economy according to the Team Liberty 411 website. The new Medicare tax would come into … Continue reading

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Dental Care and Medicare

To maintain a healthy oral care regime one needs to depend on the dental insurance plan to take care of emergency situations that might prove to be very expensive. But normally Medicare insurance Plan doesn’t consist of dental insurance. This … Continue reading

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Travel Series on Medicare Benefits announced by HealthPlanOne

HealthPlanOne has announced a 3-part article series on making the most of Medicare coverage when traveling by land, air or sea, within the United States and abroad. This is especially beneficial for the nation’s record number of retirees planning their … Continue reading

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Medicare’s Star Rating System for Private Plans Is under scrutiny

The quality rating system employed to award the bonuses is highly being criticized as the federal government puts billions of bonus dollars into private Medicare health plans to promote better care. Critics comprising the Government Accountability Office and the Medicare … Continue reading

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High rates of wheelchair breakdowns, Reports AJPM&R

High rates of wheelchair breakdowns have been reported by users with spinal cord injury (SCI and the problem is seems to be worsening according to a study in American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AJPM&R), the official journal of the Association … Continue reading

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82% of Seniors Are puzzled about Medicare Supplemental Insurance

Everyday a little over 7,000 people turn 65, and amongst them most receive part A and opt for Part B. After this they have to deal with the difficult task of choosing between a Medicare Supplemental Insurance plan and a … Continue reading

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Taylor advises Medicare Beneficiaries to Use Ohio Department of Insurance Services throughout Older Americans Month

May is National Older American’s Month and Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor is advising Medicarebeneficiaries that the Department’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) has all the answers to their queries about Medicare.Commemorating its 20th anniversary this year, OSHIIP … Continue reading

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