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New Medicare Rules For Homebound Patients

Medicare patients typically receive home care services because it is difficult or impossible for them to leave their homes. But the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) has now implemented a new Medicare requirement that doctors must meet face-to-face with their patients who are receiving...

What Does the Debt-Limit Deal Mean to Seniors?

Besides the negative effect we are seeing in the market today from the S&P downgrade of the US credit rating, the debt deal may have far reaching consequences to seniors. Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security are a huge proportion of the US budget. Elderlawanswers.com has provided a summary of what...

Bradley J. Frigon on the Applicability of Medicare Secondary Payment Subrogation Rights to Medicare Part C and Part D Private Carriers

By Bradley J. Frigon Following several cases that challenged federal regulations, CMS published a memorandum to all Medicare Advantage Organizations and Prescription Drug Plan Sponsors regarding Medicare Secondary Payment Subrogation Rights for Part C and Part D private carriers seeking reimbursement...

Landmark Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Helps Medicare Patients Receive Skilled Care

By Morris Klein CELA CAP | Settlement of a class-action suit filed against HHS makes it easier for patients to continue to receive skilled care services; the settlement removes clandestine policies requiring Medicare patients to exhibit improvement to continue receiving such services. Medicare will...