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Health Wonk Review for July 21, 2016

Health Wonk Review for July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 – I can tell you, this Health Wonk Review really is unbelievable … a luxurious collection of health blogging from some terrific… Read more

End of SHIP would leave beneficiaries lost at sea

End of SHIP would leave beneficiaries…

July 11, 2016 – To make sense of the dizzying array of Medicare plan choices, millions rely on SHIP, a federal program that provides free, unbiased… Read more

Proposed changes to Part D are long overdue

Proposed changes to Part D are long…

July 8, 2016 – MedPAC recently told Congress that Part D could work better for some consumers – and the panel has recommended big changes. Some of those… Read more

Making Medicare work for the poorest Americans

Making Medicare work for the poorest…

June 17, 2016 – There are three main ways for lower-income Medicare beneficiaries to cover out of-pocket-costs when they can't afford to purchase a Medigap… Read more

O’Malley is out; his Medicare plan shouldn’t be

O’Malley is out; his Medicare plan…

May 26, 2016 – Martin O'Malley has an idea that saves American businesses and households billions, improves health, and doesn't cost taxpayers a dime –… Read more