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FAQ: Hospital Observation Care Can Be Costly For Medicare Patients

FAQ: Hospital Observation Care Can Be Costly For Medicare Patients   Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News    http...

For Seniors, Medicare's Obesity-Counseling Benefit Goes Largely Unused

For Seniors, Medicare's Obesity-Counseling Benefit Goes Largely Unused   Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News...

Who to Contact: Social Security or Medicare?

By Darlynda Bogle, Acting Assistant Deputy Commissioner Social Security Administration Sometimes it’s confusing to know who to contact and for what....

Seniors Steamed Over Cuts To SilverSneakers Fitness Program

  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News​ John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked into his...

Saving money on prescription drug costs: Medicare's "Extra Help Program" may help!

Blog credited to  Blog Saving money on prescription drug costs: Medicare's "Extra Help Program" may help! If you have limited income and resources,...

Seniors Steamed Over Cuts To SilverSneakers Fitness Program

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  ​​ John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked...

For Seniors, Medicare's Obesity-Counseling Benefit Goes Largely Unused

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Phil Galewitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org    The Obama administration offered hope to millions of...

New Medicare Advantage Tool To Lower Drug Prices Puts Crimp In Patients’ Choices

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News​ This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free.Details link: http...

No Gaps In Understanding: Here’s Your Primer On Medigap Coverage

  Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News​ Every year, older adults can opt out of a Medicare Advantage plan and opt in to original Medicare...

Don’t Be Misled by False Medicare or Social Security Ads

 By Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications​ Social Security Administration Online and otherwise, there’s a lot of information out...