Expert analysis of issues that impact Medicare

Health Wonk Review for February 9, 2017

Health Wonk Review for February 9,…

February 9, 2017 – I suspect Billy Joel was bumming about what many of us have been feeling these past few months: the conspicuous absence of that thing we… Read more

Paul Ryan wants to Trump Medicare as we know it

Paul Ryan wants to Trump Medicare as…

November 19, 2016 – Back in May 2015, Donald Trump promised, "I'm not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid." That was then. Now that Trump is president-elect,… Read more

Four ways to upgrade your Medicare coverage

Four ways to upgrade your Medicare…

October 28, 2016 – If you're like most Medicare enrollees, you probably aren't planning to make any changes to your existing coverage for the coming year, but… Read more

Avoiding ‘seamless conversion’ to a Medicare plan

Avoiding ‘seamless conversion’ to a…

October 26, 2016 – For the thousands of Americans who turn 65 each day, Medicare coverage is – in most cases – a long-awaited and welcomed healthcare… Read more

Seven rules for shopping Medicare Part D plans

Seven rules for shopping Medicare Part…

July 27, 2016 – From my experience dealing with frustrated Medicare enrollees, I can tell you that selecting the right prescription drug plan is one of the… Read more