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The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts for 2018. The Medicare Part B deductible will remain $183, while the Part A deductible will increase from $1,316 to $1,340.

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On Thursday, July 30, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Region IX Office hosted an event at San Francisco General Hospital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO of the California HealthCare Foundation, and a panel of distinguished experts discussed the striking ways in which Medicare and Medicaid have changed the face of American health care, and what the two mammoth federal health care programs may...

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The Consumer Voice, Justice in Aging, and Center for Medicare Advocacy are continuing to examine the revised federal nursing home regulations the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released on October 4, 2016. In this webinar, we will take a closer look at the following sections of the revised regulations:

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Federal officials are temporarily banning certain types of home health and ambulance providers in three major, high-fraud cities from enrolling in Medicare or Medicaid. The bans will apply to home health agencies in Miami, and Chicago, and ambulance services in Houston.

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Real Stories: Amerigroup Texas, Dual Eligible

Approximately 9 million Americans qualify for Medicare and are eligible for some level

of Medicaid benefits. They receive health care in often-fragmented settings from two distinct programs. Commonly referred to as dual eligibles, almost two-thirds are age 65 and older, are more likely to have a disability, and twice as likely to report poor health. Nearly half have family incomes below the poverty line.

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Indiana Will Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Illinois said on Friday it will require its Medicaid recipients work or do some other form of community engagement, becoming the second state to make this fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor. Department of Health and Human Services’(HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it approved Indiana’s waiver to add these requirements to its Medicaid program on Friday. The work requirement applies to able-bodied working age...

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The SHINE Program - Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders

The SHINE program provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Massachusetts residents with Medicare and their caregivers. Information is disseminated by volunteer trained and certified SHINE counselors who provide information on Medicare A & B, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, Medigap, Mass Health, Medicaid and other programs that help pay for health care costs for people...

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Medicare and Medicaid: What's it all mean?

Jason Lazarus, a financial planner from Orlando, FL, explains the differences between Medicaid and Medicare. He also explains how a brain or spinal cord injury survivor can determine if the qualify for either service.

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Hospice Public Reporting

This video from the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Provider Training held in Baltimore, MD, on January 18, provides an overview of the procedures for making hospice quality data available to the public, describes the quality measures (QMs) that will be subject to public reporting, and how to locate reports on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Compare Web site and https://Data.Medicare.gov.

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What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?

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Medicare and Medicaid are two different programs. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are age 65 or older or people who are younger but disabled. Medicare provides no long-term care coverage except for very limited, up to 100 days after you leave a hospital.

Medicaid, on the other hand, is the government benefit program that will pay for long-term care expenses. Medicare does not have any income or asset eligibility tests. Whereas...

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Alhambra Hospital Medical Center Subacute Unit

The Subacute Unit of Alhambra Hospital Medical Center recently celebrated their 25th Anniversary and its 5 star recognition by CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services), which is the highest rating for nursing homes and long term care facilities.

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Ageing Gracefully - Senior Moments Jokes

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47 Years of Medicare & Medicaid

47 years ago the nation's Medicaid and Medicare programs were born. We'll take a look at the history and evolution of those programs and the challenges they're facing today with a special emphasis on Arizona's Medicaid program, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), which is now in its 30th year. Guests include AHCCCS Director Tom Betlach and AARP Arizona State President Dr. Leonard Kirschner who is a former AHCCCS Director (1987-1993).

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CMS I&A: Access NPPES, PECOS, and EHR on behalf of healthcare provider as a surrogate

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This video demonstrates how a healthcare organization or 3rd party can request to work on behalf of a healthcare provider as a surrogate using CMS's (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Identity & Access (I&A) Management System.

I&A is supposed to enable "streamlined access to NPPES, PECOS, and EHR" to both healthcare providers and their 3rd party surrogates. You can also reference an introductory presentation on the topic:...

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What is Medicaid? Is it Like Medicare?

John Goodnow, CEO of Great Falls' Benefis Health System, clearly defines what Medicaid is.

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Medicaid and Coverage in 17 minutes

Do you need a quick overview of how Medicaid came to existence and its current challenges? Here's a chance to learn the history of indigent care services in the USA, the place of Medicaid in the 1965 Amendment to the Social Security Act that created both Medicare and Medicaid, and how the program has grown. At a time when Congress has debated how best to address the cost of Medicaid, while over 70 million Americans rely on it, now is a great moment to take 17 minutes and learn the basics. This...

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Sub Acute Care in Long Term Care

Subacute care is an important part of many aging services providers' offerings. Medicare Part A covers a variety of services in skilled nursing facilities for a limited period of time; the average skilled nursing Medicare admission is 26 days (Quinn et al.). It pays more than Medicaid-covered long-term care, making it an attractive service line for providers. Private insurance may also cover short-stay care. However, subacute care is a different paradigm from long-term care, and it poses unique...

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Axxess | Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health

CMS Issues Final Rule to Modernize Home Health Conditions of Participation. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its final rule outlining the Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (CoP) for home health agencies.

Join expert speaker Jennifer Gibson, RN, HCS-D ICD-10, COS-C, to discuss the clinical, administrative and financial changes that will need to happen in home health when the final version of this rule is approved.

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital: Rated 5-Stars for Quality & Safety

In its December 2016 update, Sarasota Memorial remains the only hospital in Florida with the federal government’s 5-Star Rating for quality and safety. Just 2 percent of hospitals evaluated by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) earned the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ government’s 5-Star rating in its latest overall quality and safety review. Sarasota Memorial is one of just 83 hospitals out of 4,598 nationally to receive an overall 5-star rating in the...

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Do I Qualify For Medicaid?

Medicaid is open to certain eligibility groups. Infants, children, parents or legal guardians of children, pregnant women, elderly and disabled or blind can apply for Medicaid. The program also provides nursing home care and hospice, when necessary. SSI recipients are also eligible for Medicaid. If you receive Medicare and fall within the income guidelines for Medicaid, you may be able to use Medicaid to supplement your coverage.

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NP SAN Webinar: Introducing the National Rural ACC Practice Transformation Network

AANP and its partner the National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) are administering a Nurse Practitioner Support and Alignment Network (NP SAN) for the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI), a new program supported by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The NP SAN promotes participation in this historic, national quality improvement initiative.

Changes to provider reimbursement are coming, and we want you to be prepared. Learn how you can join the NP SAN and prepare to...

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Year Round MAPD Selling In Illinois!

Forget looking for the T-65 folks. It's true! There is a plan available in certain counties in Illinois to sell MAPD year round! This is not the dual eligible (Medicare / Medicaid) plan. It is a specific MAPD for sale to qualified clients. Watch, Learn, then call for contracts and start selling MAPD year round!

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Autism Medicaid Benefit

Starting this month the State of Michigan will provide coverage for youth children with Autism through Medicaid and MI child programs.

The Michigan Department of Community Mental Health received federal approval from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services to provide applied behavior analysis for children from the ages of 18 months to five years old.

This approval will allow mental health professionals to provide new programs like the autism Medicaid benefit that is geared to provide early...

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Medicare and Medicaid Chief Draws Fire From GOP At Senate Hearing

"Medicare and Medicaid chief Donald Berwick faced harsh criticism from Republicans in his first Senate appearance since his July appointment by President Obama on Wednesday.

Senate Republicans attacked the cost of both programs and accused the current administration of blocking their oversight of insurance programs for the poor and elderly. Critics claim the government is paying too much to the companies running Medicare plans, in which 45 million Americans are enrolled, and opening up...

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What Kinds Of Medicare Claims And EMS Services Are Prohibited Under The Federal False Claims Act?

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Bart Peterson on Medicare vs. Medicaid

Bart Peterson discusses how Medicare's Prescription Drug Program (Part D) is saving money for beneficiaries and the government, while providing seniors with the affordable, accessible prescription drug coverage they deserve.

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Medicare Supplement Costs - Call (203) 916-1840 Bridgeport, CT

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PART 1, Module 3: Geriatrics: Physical & Psychiatric Pharmacology Overview

This is webinar 3 of 3 in the Pharmacology and Developmental Disabilities series. Topics to be addressed include: both physical and psychiatric problems, common for this population in throughout their lives and deepened in their senior years; current findings In medical assessment; gender‐related health issues; epilepsy/seizure management; behavioral health management; the impact of aging on behavioral health; common mental health concerns and possible symptoms; screening for mental health,...

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Year Round MAPD Selling In New York!

Forget looking for the T-65 folks. It's true! There is a plan available in certain counties in New York to sell MAPD year round! This is not the dual eligible (Medicare / Medicaid) plan. It is a specific MAPD for sale to qualified clients. Watch, Learn, then call for contracts and start selling MAPD year round!

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SJV Foundation for Charity Care

SJV Foundation for Charity Care provides financial assistance to those in senior care settings who require care, services or support but have exhausted all other potential funding sources and do not have the financial resources to pay. While our charter states that we will ultimately serve the Intermountain West, until funding and resources become available, we are currently serving the Greater Salt Lake Valley and beginning to expand into Davis County, UT. We have assisted qualified with...

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Medicare Plans Mini-Course Part 1: What is Medicare Advantage?

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Medicare Mini-Course Part Two answers the question, "What is Medicare Advantage?" There is a lot of confusion surrounding the Medicare Advantage program including the false belief that an Advantage Plan is a Medicare supplement. It is not.

Medicare Advantage Plans are offered by private insurance companies under the guidance of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as another way for you to...

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Randall Wray vs Mike Tanner I(II)

L. Randall Wray is an economics professor

Mike Tanner is senior fellow at the Cato Institute

On Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and defense spending.

Part II:

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The real numbers on Obama care and Medicare

President Obama promised that Obamacare would reduce the cost of health insurance, right? He said, "Under plan, if you like your current health insurance, nothing is going to change, except your costs will go down by as much as $2,500 per year," said Obama in 2008. The law, was just like Romneycare in Massachusetts, it would magically eliminate the mythical "free-rider problem" by massively subsidizing health spending for the lower middle class.

The Office of the Actuary in the Centers for...

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Episode 93: Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis (with Michael D. Tanner)

Michael D. Tanner joins us for a discussion on the national debt and America's various entitlement programs and their implications on the country's future.

With the Greek debt crisis in the news, everyone is asking "Are we the next Greece?" Is our current level of debt sustainable? How about our entitlement programs, like Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid?

Michael D. Tanner joins us fresh from the release of his latest book, Going for Broke: Deficits, Debt, and the Entitlement Crisis...

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How CMS Affects Pharmacists, Health Plans

A common thread across all US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services programs is a shift of risk off of CMS and onto health care providers, according to Sam Stolpe, PharmD, senior director of Quality Strategies and Business Development at Pharmacy Quality Alliance.

In this video, Dr. Stolpe addresses how incentive models will impact health plans, namely with quality bonus payments and the benefits of 5-star ratings.

“Community pharmacists have a phenomenal ability to impact those...

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How Does ObamaCare Impact Your Medicare Coverage?

Nationally acclaimed healthcare expert Lori-Ann Rickard discusses whether or not ObamaCare has any impact on Medicare plans, what's the difference between Medicare and Medicaid, and whether or not there's any truth to the "health care rationing" rumor that has surrounded the Affordable Care Act.

If you’re looking for help navigating the complexities of ObamaCare, HealthSpin’s Easy Healthcare: ObamaCare ebook guide leaves the politics behind and gives you a straightforward, timely rundown...

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Downsize the Department of Health and Human Services

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The Department of Health and Human Services runs the huge and fast-growing Medicare and Medicaid. These programs fuel rising health costs, distort markets, and are plagued by waste and fraud. The department also runs other costly subsidy programs, including Head Start, TANF, and LIHEAP. Growth in HHS spending is creating a federal fiscal crisis, and the 2010 health care law sadly makes the situation worse.

The department spent...

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Big Cuts To Obamacare Marketing Budget

On Thursday CMS or the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced their spending budget plans for the up coming period of open enrollment for Obamacare. CMS plans to spend $10million on advertising this year, a deep cut from the $100 million spent during the same enrollment period last year. Other spending cuts announced by the agency included funding for what is known as navigators, which are people assigned to assist with enrollment in the Obamacare healthcare plans. Those cuts...

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Law prohibiting freestanding ERs from accepting Medicaid, Medicare limits options

When the only hospital in Aransas County shut down due to damage from Hurricane Harvey, stand alone emergency rooms became essential for providing care. However, it is against federal law for those facilities to accept Medicaid or Medicare.

That leaves Medicaid and Medicare patients with few options. They need to decide whether to drive miles to a facility affiliated with a hospital, or pay out of pocket. 

Physicians at the Code 3 Emergency Room in Rockport did not expect to be flooded...

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Windsor Medicare Extra - Dually Eligible- Medicare and Medicaid.mp4

Windsor Medicare Extra offers plans for those that are dually eligible (eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Family Medicine -- Dr. Ejaz Khan, M.D. Presence Medical Group

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Dr. Ejaz Khan received his medical degree from Sindh Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, and continued postgraduate work in otolaryngology at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, also in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his residency in family medicine at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Khan is board certified in family medicine. His special clinical interests are diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and preventive health...

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The Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (SNF PPS)

AHCA/NCAL President & CEO Governor Mark Parkinson shares recommendations on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) rule on Medicare reimbursement rates.

For tips on submitting comments to CMS, and to share your facility's story online, visit www.ahcancal.org and click on "Learn more about SNF PPS." Please note: you must be signed into www.ahcancal.org.

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The Evolution of Medicare and Medicaid in America

While on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as “Obamacare”). However, his first attempt at dismantling the federal statute crashed and burned before a single vote was even cast due to divisions among conservative and moderate Republicans on Capitol Hill. If passed, Trump’s health care bill would have slashed federal funding to Medicaid.

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Feds return Indiana Medicaid waiver application

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has asked the Pence administration to resubmit its proposal for an alternative Medicaid expansion because its initial application didn't include input from a band of Potawatomi Indians.

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Preventive Benefits of Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reports that 5 million Americans took advantage of one or more of the recommended preventive benefits available through the Affordable Care Act. Among the benefits is the new Annual Wellness Visit benefit. The idea is to either detect early or prevent chronic diseases with tests such as mammograms, bone density tests, colonoscopies, diabetes screens, immunizations and screening for prostate cancer so we can enjoy better care and better...

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Top Drug & Alcohol Habit rehab center in Ransom PA

Structurally, a drug rehab center in Ransom PA runs like virtually any group. ACA laws requires all people to hold a certain amount of health insurance every month, in keeping with the for Medicare & Medicaid Services , and people who find themselves employed could get that insurance coverage from their employers. Inpatient services are rehab center in Ransom PA facilities that offer 24-hour care from workers personnel. Learn more about...

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Examining Legislation to Improve Medicare and Medicaid

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Inclusive Service Delivery: The New CMS Definition of Home & Community Based Services

The Center For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new regulations with the goal of maximizing opportunities for people to receive services in the most integrated setting possible. In the coming months, DODD will conduct on-site visits to see how providers are making community inclusion a reality for people served.

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Medicaid - Definition and How To Pronounce

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(in the US) a federal system of health insurance for people requiring financial assistance.

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Stephen Fitton Explains Michigan’s Decision to Expand Medicaid

There were a number of reasons why Michigan chose to expand its Medicaid coverage, and economics was just one part the decision, Stephen Fitton, Medicaid Director at the Michigan Department of Community Health, said at the America’s Health Insurance Plans’ National Conferences on Medicare and Medicaid, and Dual Eligibles Summit.

But more importantly, the state expanded Medicaid for the individuals in need who did not have coverage.

“We’ve really made an emphasis the way we moved in...

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Member Engagement Series, Training Consumers for Engagement : Margo Michaels

Speaker: Margo Michaels

Health Care Access and Action Consulting

Excerpted form a webinar presented in 2015: Meaningful Member Engagement Series - Training Consumers for Engagement: Developing a Curriculum that Empowers Members

The Member Engagement series is hosted by the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in collaboration with The Lewin Group and Community Catalyst. MMCO is dedicated to ensuring beneficiaries enrolled in...

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How Reimbursement Works with Medicaid and Medicare

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After 50 years, how do we ensure Medicare and Medicaid longevity?

Fifty years since Medicare and Medicaid were established, the programs cover the health care needs of more than 120 million Americans. But new projections underscore worries over long-term sustainability. Judy Woodruff speaks to two former secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius and Louis Sullivan, about the successes and challenges.

View the full story/transcript: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/50-years-ensure-medicare-medicaid-longevity/#transcript

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Sandra Hernandez Keynote at HHS Event Marking 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

On Thursday, July 30, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Region IX Office hosted an event at San Francisco General Hospital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO of the California HealthCare Foundation, and a panel of distinguished experts discussed the striking ways in which Medicare and Medicaid have changed the face of American health care, and what the two mammoth federal health care programs may...

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Controlling costs of Medicare and Medicaid Health Insurance Programs

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There is significant concern about the ability of the government to be able to afford Medicare and Medicaid programs. In fact, the Medicare Trustees estimate each year when the Medicare Trust Fund will go broke; that is, Medicare would only pay out what it collects in insurance premiums paid by employees and employers, requiring significant cuts in reimbursements to health care...

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Ray Hurd from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Ray Hurd from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shares about finding coverage through the Marketplace.

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Medicare or Medicaid doctor who will accept your insurance

http://www.whichdoctors.com/medicare-medicaid.html Find a medicare or medicaid doctor who will accept your insurance. It seems like more and more doctors do not want to accept this type of insurance because it is hard for them to get paid.

It can be tough to find a good doctor but make sure you search to find one that you trust. There is nothing worse than having a doctor that you feel uncomfortable with. You want to always interview one before using them so that you know if they are someone...

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Medicare Overview by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

This video presents a Overview of Medicare- It is authored by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). (This video has contains captions and sign language for the hearing impaired.)

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Aetna Better Health of Ohio - A MyCare Ohio Plan (extended version)

Aetna Better Health of Ohio, a MyCare Ohio Plan, offered by Aetna Better Health of Ohio, is a Medicare-Medicaid Plan. A Medicare-Medicaid plan is an organization made up of doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, providers of long-term services and supports, and other providers. It also has care managers and care teams to help you manage all your providers and services. They all work together to provide the care you need.

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Are Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans Special

Over 350,000 Floridians are insured by Medicare and Medicaid at the same time. Unfortunately, confusions between Medicare and Medicaid health benefits often result in fragmented, poor quality care. The establishment of Medicare Advantage (MA) managed care organizations Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) offered the promise of increased care coordination and specialized care management. But do they work like they are supposed to? Are D-SNPs a greater value than non-HMO Medicare? This ...

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