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Medicare & Medicaid: cost of deductibles for Parts A and B released for 2022

Medicare is made up of four parts: Part A and B, which everyone with Medicare has, and Part C and D which can be purchased for additional coverage. All parts have a deductible as well as a premium. Additional coverage can provide ... MORE
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Medications for medical assisted treatment of addiction become harder to get

Methadone and buprenorphine are both used to help those addicted to opioids combat addiction with medicine. Buprenorphine comes in different forms including a tablet or dissolvable film to give patients the appropriate amount needed. The doses are not one-size-fits-all and must be ... MORE
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When is open enrollment for Medicare in 2021?

The time is here for Medicare recipients to make decisions on what they want their plans to be for 2022. Medicare open enrollment Medicare open enrollment runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 every years. People may switch between an original Medicare ... MORE
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Open enrollment for Medicare is happening soon, here’s what to know

Every year those enrolled in Medicare have the chance to review their plans to make any new changes they want the next year. This date is between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7. Beneficiaries should look at their Medicare Part D drug plans ... MORE
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Study shows adding vision, dental, and hearing benefits to Medicare and Medicaid reduces out-of-pocket costs for beneficiaries

Policymakers are hoping to amend Medicare to include dental, hearing, and vision for their recipients that opt to avoid the care because of the expensive out-of-pocket costs. A survey was given to beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicare Advantage to learn about their ... MORE
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Here’s how Medicaid, food stamps run out of money immediately if Congress doesn’t raise debt limit

Several essential federal safety net programs like food stamps and Medicaid will lose funding if the U.S. debt ceiling is not raised. That was the warning message from the White House as debate continued about the future of a spending plan. President ... MORE
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