Like most insurers, Medicare covers a wide variety of preventive care and screening services. Preventative care benefits both the insured, and the insurer. For the
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of Older Americans Month, a month-long celebration of the contributions seniors make to their communities. As a senior —
It’s important to be in the know when it comes to what Medicare will and will not cover. Some might be surprised to learn that there are several basic services Medicare won’t cover without very specific circumstances.
While many may be marching off to a local Memorial Day parade, a record number of seniors are jumping on the preventative care band wagon. CMS announced today that 12.1 million Medicare beneficiaries used free preventative care in the first quarter of 2012…
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.
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.”