February 2014

Monthly Archives

  • Medicare Part D Changes Get Support from Obama Administration In Face of Stiff Resistance

    The Obama white house defended its proposed revamp of the Medicare Part D program on February 25 after a heated response from critics. The prescription drug program benefits medicare beneficiaries and disabled Americans and is provided by private insurers who have been very outspoken about their resistance to the proposed changes. The alterations were first brought …more

  • Federal Government Expected to Propose Medicare Cuts

    Every year in March, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), releases reimbursement rates that it agrees to pay insurers for managing privately run, fee-for-service programs. This year insurers are bracing themselves for a proposed cut of around 6 percent. Health insurance executives have been lobbying against the move because they would have no choice …more