29 Nov, 2023
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Money Back from Medicare: Discover If You Qualify for a Refund on Overpayments

Over five million Americans experience annual Medicare premium increases of hundreds or thousands of dollars for every dollar they earn in extra income; nevertheless, these fees are occasionally refundable. Drew Tignanelli, a CPA and consultant who has won scores of client refunds, claims that many Medicare users are unaware of the following. Understanding Medicare Income […]

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Early Medicare Negotiations: White House Unveils Initial List of 10 Prescription Drugs

In advance of a White House event, the Biden administration is anticipated to announce early next week the first 10 pharmaceuticals chosen for Medicare price talks. As the first-ever direct negotiations among Medicare and pharmaceutical makers over a set of drugs, the declaration will be a landmark milestone in the effort to reduce prescription prices. […]

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Novo Nordisk Intensifies Lobbying Efforts in Push for Medicare Coverage of Obesity Medications

Novo Nordisk, the manufacturer of the weight loss drug Wegovy as well as the diabetes medication Ozempic, spent lavishly on federal lobbying in the first half of 2023. The Danish pharmaceutical company is urging Congress to approve a bill that would eliminate Medicare coverage restrictions for weight management treatments. In the past three months, Novo […]

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What’s the Real Worth of Your Medicare Advantage Plans Offer?

As the complexities of healthcare continue to evolve, so does the need for clarity regarding insurance coverage, especially when it comes to dental care.  A recent conversation between friends highlighted some of the nuances and intricacies surrounding Medicare and dental coverage.  To shed light on the subject, let’s delve into the basics of Medicare’s dental […]

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Unveiling Medicare’s Top 10 Drug Expenditures Driving Costs

As the horizon of healthcare policy evolves, the Medicare system finds itself facing a twofold challenge—soaring drug prices and a forthcoming surge in policyholders.  Renowned Medicare expert Jae Oh sheds light on the potential impacts of these factors, offering insights into what lies ahead and how they might affect individuals. Recent revelations from the Kaiser […]

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Judge Blocks Mayor Adams’ Attempt to Mandate Medicare Advantage Switch for NYC Retirees

A New York State Supreme Court judge has issued a permanent injunction, effectively halting Mayor Eric Adams’ administration from proceeding with its plan to transition hundreds of thousands of municipal retirees from their existing Medicare insurance to a privatized alternative.  The ruling, handed down on Friday, represents a resounding victory for retirees who had expressed […]

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Possible Medicare Premium Hike: Beneficiaries Brace for 2024 Increases

Medicare beneficiaries may be in for a financial jolt next year, as projected by The Senior Citizens League, a nonprofit organization advocating for senior issues. The organization estimates that Medicare Part B premiums could increase by approximately $15 per month in 2024, bringing the total monthly premium to around $179.80.  This comes after Medicare Trustees […]