Category Archives: Medicare

Ultraviolet Protection

Keeping your skin in a good condition is vital to leading a healthy life. Although spending time in the sun is perfectly normal and healthy, some precautions must be taken in order to prevent sunburn, premature aging of the skin, skin cancer, and other health effects. Taking a few precautions can keep you healthy and…

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Hospital Compare, A New Website

Hospital Compare is a new website by the department of Health and Human Services. It lets consumers compare 26 quality of care measures in about 4,000 hospitals nation wide. Patients rated hospital services such as how quickly they were given care and how well the communication was between them and the medical staff. In all…

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Location and Medicare

A study that’s done every two years has concluded that Medicare is paying wildly different amounts depending on where in the United States you live. Some are four times as much as others. They looked at ill seniors and disabled people and the care and length of hospital stays in their last two years of…

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Medicare Advantage Under Attack

The Medicare Advantage program allows seniors to choose a private insurance provider to support their Medicare coverage. Often times these are offered for a very low premium or none at all. This is especially helpful for those with a very low income. They are unable to pay the percentage of their medical bills that traditional…

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Medicare Is Like the Titanic

Here in an interesting article, one blogger likened the way that Medicare is being handled to the doomed ship the Titanic. Does he think that it is going down like a sinking ship? Great analogy and he’s not far off.

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Welcome to Medcare Forum!

Medcare Forum is a new weblog covering healthcare issues in the United States. We’ll be tackling the tough issues of Universal Health Care, elderly care, baby boomers, and importantly enough … how to pay for it all. MedcareForum.com is another weblog brought to you by Niner Niner – your walkie-talkie to the world. Niner Niner…

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