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CBO Projects Lower Medicare and Medicaid Costs – Capsules - The KHN Blog

CBO Projects Lower Medicare and Medicaid Costs – Capsules - The KHN Blog | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
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Medicare Part D in Its Ninth Year: The 2014 Marketplace and Key Trends, 2006-2014

Medicare Part D in Its Ninth Year: The 2014 Marketplace and Key Trends, 2006-2014 | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
This report presents findings from an analysis of the Medicare Part D marketplace in 2014 and changes in features of the drug benefit offered by Part D plans since 2006. It examines the latest information and trends related to Part D enrollment and plan availability, premiums, benefit design and cost sharing, pharmacy networks, the Low-Income Subsidy Program, and plan performance ratings.
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Part D: Medicare’s shining star

Part D: Medicare’s shining star | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
Since Medicare Part D was enacted just over a decade ago, prescription drug coverage for beneficiaries has drastically improved.
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New Survey Shows Nearly Nine of Ten Seniors Satisfied With Their Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage | Healthcare Leadership Council

New Survey Shows Nearly Nine of Ten Seniors Satisfied With Their Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage | Healthcare Leadership Council | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
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Obamacare Helps Add Life to Medicare as Shortfall Delayed

Obamacare Helps Add Life to Medicare as Shortfall Delayed | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
The main trust fund behind Medicare, the $583 billion U.S. health program for the elderly and disabled, will be exhausted in 2030, four years later than projected last year, the government reported.
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U.S. Medicare program scales back hospice drugs restrictions

U.S. Medicare program scales back hospice drugs restrictions | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday backed down on restrictions of private insurance coverage for hospice drugs under Medicare, saying the regulations were preventing some terminally
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Part D: Medicare’s shining star

Part D: Medicare’s shining star | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
Since Medicare Part D was enacted just over a decade ago, prescription drug coverage for beneficiaries has drastically improved.
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New Poll Shows That Medicare Part D Is Getting The Job Done For Seniors

New Poll Shows That Medicare Part D Is Getting The Job Done For Seniors | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
It has been a long, troubled road for Obamacare. As has been the case since the President rolled out the Affordable Care Act at the end of last year, there are conflicting reports as to whether it’s working or not. A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that only 39 percent of Americans [...]
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Shopfloor is the manufacturing blog of National Association of Manufacturers with reporting on manufacturing policy, politics and competitiveness
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Report: Part D premiums stay low despite fears of rising drug prices

Report: Part D premiums stay low despite fears of rising drug prices | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
The premium for a basic Medicare Part D plan will only go up $1 next year to $32.
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Drug Channels: Who Pays Less for Drugs: Medicaid, DOD, or Medicare Part D? The Answer May Surprise You

Drug Channels: Who Pays Less for Drugs: Medicaid, DOD, or Medicare Part D? The Answer May Surprise You | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
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Watchdog: Some Medicare spending on HIV drugs appear questionable in 2012 audit

Watchdog: Some Medicare spending on HIV drugs appear questionable in 2012 audit | Seniors Speak Out News | Scoop.it
Health and Human Services Inspector General says $30 million in charges for 2012 are supsicious
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