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.
- 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.
- Medicare Rx Redux. Pesmen, Curtis // Money;Dec2006, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p56
The article discusses changes in seniors' prescription drug plan coverage for 2007. The number of available plans has risen to more than 50. Many plans have lowered or eliminated deductibles and co-pays on generic drugs. Premiums have leveled off. Consumers are advised to review plans' covered...
- Health insurance and the elderly: Data from MCBS. Chulis, George S.; Eppig, Franklin J. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring93, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p163
Shows the supplemental insurance distribution and Medicare spending per capita by insurance status for elderly persons in 1991. Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey; Sociodemographic characteristics and supplemental insurance coverage.
- 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...
- Medicare Part D enters second year. Kahn, Kathy // Westchester County Business Journal;11/20/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 47, p33
The article provides updates and details regarding the Medicare Part D program for senior citizens in the U.S. It states that anyone who enrolled in the program when it began on January 1, 2006 must re-enroll for the next calendar year. Those staying with their current plan, need to do nothing...
- 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.
- 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...
- Free initial office visits legal if not form of inducement. // Geriatrics;Aug2004, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p48
Answers several questions on Medicare issues in the U.S. in 2004. Legality of offering free initial office visits by medical offices; Patient consultations; Offering discounts to indigent non-Medicare patients.