By Philip Moeller
New ratings now reflect staffing levels based on objective payroll records and not on nursing homes’ self-assessment of staffing adequacy.
If you have basic Medicare, you should be able to see any doctor in the country who accepts Medicare's payment schedule. The story may be different if you have a private Medicare Advantage plan.
My mom is in hospice. Could Medicare cover a health aide so she can be home?…
If Medicare won't cover a procedure you need, what are your options?…
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff answers your Social Security questions.
A reader's insurance agent says that everyone's premiums are going up. But the reader wonders if he could be spending less. Making Sen$e Medicare Maven Phil Moeller tells him what to look for.
Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff highlights a recent change in Social Security's operating manual that, while seemingly obscure, hurts millions of Americans who receive disability benefits. In effect, Kotlikoff argues, Social Security is now treating people with disabilities as second…
You may be entitled to Social Security benefits on more than one account and believe that you deserve all of those benefits after you and your (ex)-spouses contributed to the Social Security system. But the reality, Larry Kotlikoff explains, is…
Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff shows two couples who are facing disabilities how to increase their lifetime benefits. First of all, they have to scrap their current collection strategies and realize that what they want to do and what they…
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