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Affordable Care Act

For the thousands of Americans who turn 65 each day, Medicare coverage is – in most cases – a long-awaited and welcomed healthcare safety net. But recently, an increasing number of beneficiaries have been raising an outcry about Medicare coverage they received – but never asked for.

Avoiding ‘seamless conversion’ to a Medicare plan

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

switching from Obamacare to Medicare

Making the move from Obamacare to Medicare

July 9, 2015 – People have been transitioning from individual coverage to Medicare for decades, but the process is a little different now that Obamacare… Read more

Disability and long-term care: What’s next?

January 7, 2013 – Howard Gleckman, one of the nation’s leading experts on family caregiving and long-term care and author of Caring for our Parents, talks… Read more

The Class Act is dead -- done in by Congress.

ACA’s CLASS Act pushed over the fiscal cliff

January 2, 2013 – CLASS was designed to complement private long-term care insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and public disability programs. For Medicare… Read more

Has your doctor opted out of Medicare?

Medicare: know your limits and your doctor

April 3, 2012 – Whether you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, only basic Medicare, or Medicare with a supplement (or gap) plan, there are aspects… Read more

Seniors and Accountable Care Organizations

What seniors should expect from ACOs

January 10, 2012 – Each of these ACOs must show they meet over 30 quality measures, and those measures are what hold promise for participating seniors: an… Read more

GOP privatizes Medicare. You get the bill.

Dirty little secret: Medicare is already privatized

May 9, 2011 – It’s a dirty little secret that’s right out in the open: The GOP has already privatized Medicare for more than one out of four… Read more