The right to the spousal exemption from getting Medicare does not apply to non-married couples.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 — three years earlier than previously forecast. Its giant trust fund for inpatient care won't be able to fully cover projected medical bills starting at that point.
Medicare advocacy groups are concerned that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is improperly putting its hand on the scales to tilt them further in favor of private Medicare Advantage plans.
Rushing to judgment is misguided. There are no quick fixes here, and while the Trump proposals are viewed as fatally flawed by many experts, they also include some worthy ideas.
To be entitled to this large a benefit, you must wait until your own full retirement age to claim it. If you are strapped for funds and simply cannot wait, do this.
President Trump laid out his long-awaited plan for tackling drug prices on Friday. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar joins Judy Woodruff to fill in the details about the plan, including how it will affect prices under Medicare, why…
Social Security bases your benefits on your highest 35 years of wage earnings. The effect of any single year’s higher earnings will be modest.
By Philip Moeller
If you never received notification, you might have grounds to argue that the hospital messed up.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Medicare will require hospitals to post their standard prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients, officials said Tuesday.
By Philip Moeller
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.
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