Data was analyzed from Medicare patients who suffered from stroke, pneumonia, hip fracture, congestive hearth failure, gastrointestinal hemorrhage and acute myocardial infarction. The scope of the study included spending data from 208 hospitals over 9 years.
Month: February 2011
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Both “medigap” and Medicare Advantage plans are often referred to as “supplemental insurance” plans in Medicare articles and literature. This language is confusing and somewhat misleading. Do you understand the difference?
Adding meditation practice to your retirement plans might just lengthen your life and make you more healthy. In 2009, a study found that people who meditate may have lower blood pressure, a leading factor in heart disease Another study found links between meditation and ability to “pay attention” – a critical skill in a world where we are being exhausted by sensory inputs.
The co-pays, commission chairman Glenn Hackbarth said, would help avoid the benefit turning into a “long-term care social support system.”