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What You Should Know About Fall Medicare “Open Enrollment” v. Obamacare

It’s that time of year for Medicare’s annual “open enrollment” period, running from October 15th to December 7th. It’s also the first-ever enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare. Although the two programs … Continue reading

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Seniors Beware: “Observation Status” for Hospital Stays Means No Medicare Coverage for Oft-needed Rehab

Senior citizens are increasingly being denied needed rehabilitation care and socked with unexpected medical bills as the result of a growing trend of labeling Medicare hospital stays as “observation” visits, according to a survey of aging experts released today by … Continue reading

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