Rights to Sue have been restored startin...

When placing loved ones in nursing homes it will not require signing away legal rights starting November 28, 2016. The regulators for Medicare and Medicaid barred any nursing homes receiving federal funding from being able to require any residents in advance to agree to resolving disputes using arbitration as opposed to doing this in court. This was a big breakthrough. The end of this pre dispute arbitration clauses for nursing home contracts will mean it’s the end of this unacceptable practice which has acted as a shield for nursing homes from any liability involving...

There are a couple Unknown Mysteries whe...

One; there are a large amount of Medicare beneficiaries who have been deciding to opt out of government run insurance programs. As an alternative they are choosing private plans, Medicare Advantage plans being offered.  This trends strength challenges the predication coming from the Congressional Budget Office and nobody can fully explain this. Two, that the traditional Medicare growth in spending has slowed as opposed to the historical expectations and trends. While there may be theories on this we still do not fully understand what could be causing this either. Trying...