SUMMARY OF THE 1963 KING-ANDERSON BILL
- How Medicare Beneficiaries Pay for Prescription Drugs. Stuart, Bruce // Generations;Winter2000/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p62
Examines how aged Medicare beneficiaries pay for prescription drugs. Prescription coverage rate for the elderly; Drug benefit programs available to the elderly; Who will qualify for the prescription drug coverage.
- are you of good report? Slade, Shelley R. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2004, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p48
Looks into Medicare credit balance reports in the U.S. Identification of the key factor in applying the use of triple damages as remedy in the matter; Discussion of the reverse false claims provision; Recommendation made for healthcare providers must focus their compliance efforts on the...
- Medicare drug benefit to help seniors, but chronically ill to pay more. // Westchester County Business Journal;6/13/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 24, p24
Reports on the implementation of Medicare's prescription drug benefit program for beneficiaries in the U.S. Failure of senior citizens to take prescriptions as directed when they become too costly; Amount of money they spend on medications; Views of people regarding the matter.
- Almost 65? What you need to know about Medicare. McKee, Kathleen // Medical Economics;3/4/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p81
Provides information about Medicare of interest to physicians. Difference between Medicare Part A and Part B; Enrollment in Medicare; Considerations in choosing the Medicare option best suited for each physician; Different types pf Medigap plans.
- A Shot in the Arm for Competition. // njbiz;11/21/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p10
The article criticizes the implementation of the eligibility of older people in New Jersey to sign up for the Medicare prescription drug benefit effective in January 2006. Residents can choose from plans that offer premiums and coverage options. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation and the...
- Medicare Coverage of Colonoscopy Has Not Reduced Disparities in Cancer Screening Among the Elderly: Study. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p20
The article focuses on a study of the effect of Medicare reimbursement on the rate and disparity of colorectal cancer screening among the elderly in the U.S. Although Medicare coverage has alleviated the screening disparity between non-Hispanic whites and blacks, researchers found that the gap...
- Long-Term Care Program for Dual Eligible Seniors. Parker, Pamela // Policy & Practice (19426828);Jun2007, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p10
The article focuses on the Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) demonstration program that offers a state-sponsored long-term medical care for dual eligible seniors in Minnesota. It explores the benefits and advantages of the program, which was launched in 1995 and will be ended in December...
- In Depth Study Reviews Medicare Coverage And Supplemental 'Medigap' Programs. // Insurance Advocate;03/17/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p42
Focuses on the study released by the Medicare Rights Center regarding the purchase of supplemental coverage by New York state residents to fill in the limitations of Medicare. Increased cost of Medigap and Medicare premiums; Recommendation of the study on how to make medical care affordable for...
- Decision Time. Querna, Betsy // U.S. News & World Report;5/8/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 17, p58
The article considers the urgency for eligible senior citizens to enroll in Medicare Part D, its new prescription drug benefit. Procrastinators who will come to sign up after the deadline will pay a penalty for waiting. Many senior citizens are hesitant to enroll because they are overwhelmed at...