The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is intended to increase coverage and make medical care more available to those who couldn’t afford it in the past. But it might be having the opposite effect on homebound and terminally ill seniors.
One of the provisions in the act requires Medicare recipients seeking home health skilled nursing ...
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Were you one of the millions caught up in the recent Target or Niemen Marcus data breaches? I was. And I have heard several stories of others who were at a minimum inconvenienced if not cut off completely from using a credit or debit card right before the holidays. I stood flabbergasted at the register [...]
As most are aware, the federal government, primarily through its Medicare program that pays healthcare costs of America’s seniors, is the preeminent payer of healthcare in the United States. In addition, Medicaid, as administered by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, provides a limited safety net for Idaho’s poor. As such, Medicaid is also [...]