Are some doctors not properly billing on...

The Obama administration has stated that doctors have been billing the poor for some Medicare costs that are supposed to be exempt such as co payments, deductibles as well as other costs. Doctors have been warned by Federal officials that if they persist with these practices they could be subject to penalties by being fined or even be excluded from Medicare. Those being billed improperly are qualified Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicaid. These people have low incomes, over 65 or disabled, typically making less than $1,010.00 each month per individual, $1,355.00...

Higher Earners Medicare Premiums are fac...

Wealthier beneficiaries can see as high as a 22% increase for Part B costs was projected by officials. Projected Medicare cost increase must be spread among only 30% of healthcare beneficiaries. Next year almost one third of beneficiaries receiving Medicare will be facing steep increases in insurance premiums. This is a result of a policy which under specific circumstances will require some of the beneficiaries to carry the weight of the rising cost which will include the higher earners. In a report government health care plan trustees had projected premiums will rise as...

Be Prepared as 2017 Medicare Premiums in...

As some folks may face a 20% increase in Part B premiums for 2017 pending an intervention by Congress this fall to prevent this. Late June the Medicare Trustees to Congress’s annual report for the financial state of this program. While the trigger of this increase being complex in increasing Part B costs covering doctors’ visits and other types of care for outpatients. Part of the problem is due to the law which prevented increases for 2016 most people who are collecting Social Security Benefits and have Medicare. This is a large contributing aspect for the increases to...