Category: Medicare

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As a part of President Donald Trump's blueprint to bring down prescription costs, Medicare officials have warned insurers that “gag orders” keeping pharmacists from alerting seniors that they could save money if you are paying cash – instead of using their insurance – are “unacceptable and contrary” towards the government's effort to advertise price transparency. […]

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One of the largest pain management groups in the Southeast is closing multiple clinics amid worsening financial troubles along with a federal criminal investigation that targeted its former leader. This week, Tennessee-based Comprehensive Pain Specialists advised patients and employees about clinic closures, leaving patients scrambling to locate new doctors willing to prescribe them opioids, based […]

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Como parte del plan del presidente Donald Trump para bajar los precios de los medicamentos recetados, funcionarios de Medicare advirtieron a las aseguradoras que las “órdenes mordaza”, que estas compa~nías imponen a los farmacéuticos, son “inaceptables y contrarias” al esfuerzo del gobierno para promover la transparencia. Las órdenes mordaza previenen que los farmacéuticos le puedan […]

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This week, I taken care of immediately readers who have been unhappy using their health plan's decision to not pay an emergency department surcharge for after-hours care and worried about difficulties getting Medicare to pay for claims unrelated to a workers' compensation injury. Another reader asked about a recently announced hardship exemption from the requirement […]

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Medicare's financial condition has taken a turn for that worse due to predicted higher hospital spending and lower tax revenues that fund this program, the us government reported Tuesday. In its annual are accountable to Congress, the Medicare board of trustees said the program’s hospital insurance trust fund could run out of money by 2026 […]