Medicare

The Top Reasons to Select a Medicare Advantage Plan

This article was written exclusively for our readers by our friend Ashley Lipman. With Medicare, there are more options than you may think. Most seniors who are newly eligible for this coverage select the Original Medicare plan because this is the plan, they are most aware of. Both Parts A and B are included in…

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CMS Boosting Dialysis Centers Budgets By 190 Million Dollars

CMS ( Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services) will increase compensation to dialysis centers by 190 million dollars. In addition, the centers will receive an additional $30 million in co-pays from Medicare beneficiaries. This will bring their total increase to 220 million.     CMS is encouraging providers to use new renal dialysis drugs, and…

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Medicare Developing Direct Pay Model For Seniors, Primary Physicians

Medicare ( The Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced it is exploring a direct-provider payment model for seniors. The beneficiary will be primary care physicians. This program would directly pay primary care physicians and multi-specialty group practices that provide services to Medicare Advantage and Medicaid beneficiaries. It replaces the existing fee schedule with fixed,…

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