TITLE

Medicare slated to undergo changes

AUTHOR(S)
Barker, Cyril "Josh"
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;8/4/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 32, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the 40-year-old health insurance provider, Medicare, has added a new component to its program, now helping people eliminate health problems before they even occur. Beginning January 1, 2006, the 40 million elderly and disabled people who have Medicare will receive health services and medicine to prevent future health problems that Medicare treats already. Medicare will now cover tests and screenings to show early signs of common health problems like heart disease, diabetes and hypertension.
ACCESSION #
17855264

 

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