Medicare News and Research

RSS
Politicians hop aboard ‘Medicare-for-all’ train, destination unknown

Politicians hop aboard ‘Medicare-for-all’ train, destination unknown

As billions in tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans, Who’s minding the store?

As billions in tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans, Who’s minding the store?

Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Republicans’ preexisting political problem

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Republicans’ preexisting political problem

Social media reduces risk of depression among seniors with pain

Social media reduces risk of depression among seniors with pain

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care

Medicare for all? CMS chief warns program has enough problems already

Medicare for all? CMS chief warns program has enough problems already

Influential Leapfrog Group jumps in to rate 5,600 surgery centers

Influential Leapfrog Group jumps in to rate 5,600 surgery centers

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program  may be higher than expected reimbursement

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program may be higher than expected reimbursement

Who knew? Life begins (again) at 65

Who knew? Life begins (again) at 65

Medicare Advantage riding high as new insurers flock to sell to seniors

Medicare Advantage riding high as new insurers flock to sell to seniors

Dementia and guns: When should doctors broach the topic?

Dementia and guns: When should doctors broach the topic?

Study: Affordable housing with supportive social services for senior citizens can reduce hospital use

Study: Affordable housing with supportive social services for senior citizens can reduce hospital use

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Falling premiums and rising political tensions

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Falling premiums and rising political tensions

Obamacare premiums dip for first time. Some call it a correction

Obamacare premiums dip for first time. Some call it a correction

Fact-check: Who’s right on protections for preexisting conditions? It’s complicated

Fact-check: Who’s right on protections for preexisting conditions? It’s complicated

Will Maine voters decide to make aging in place affordable?

Will Maine voters decide to make aging in place affordable?

Careplus Health Plans achieves 5-star rating for the 2019 plan year

Careplus Health Plans achieves 5-star rating for the 2019 plan year

Doctors give Medicare’s proposal to pay for telemedicine poor prognosis

Doctors give Medicare’s proposal to pay for telemedicine poor prognosis