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What cuts in Medicare would mean for seniors - Las Vegas ...

Medicare Advantage plans may lose federal cash (1-16-2009)

For seniors, the nearly $500 billion in Medicare cuts proposed in the health reform bills moving through Congress can be a frightening proposition -- less money for the popular program they rely on to help pay their medical bills.

Barry Gold of AARP of Nevada understands the worries expressed in phone calls to the organization and...

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Winners and losers under Medicare drug plan in Trump ...

Independent experts said the administration's plan will help beneficiaries with the highest prescription drug costs, those whose individual bills reach a total of more than $8,418 apiece.

In 2015, about 1 million Medicare beneficiaries had costs that high, which qualified them for Medicare's "catastrophic" coverage. Above the threshold for catastrophic coverage, patients only pay 5 percent of the...

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