Medicare changes are coming and I don’t think the average citizen is prepared. As you probably already know, I have been concerned for some time about the specific lack of information being provided regarding the Affordable Care Act and its actual impact on healthcare in the United States. In the last week I have finally … Continue reading Is Anyone Really Prepared for the Coming Medicare Changes?
As the presidential campaigns go into high gear before the upcoming conventions and the November elections, the debate about whether the proposed Democratic or Republican health plan is the best for all Americans continues on a daily basis. What concerns me most is that the information appears to remain superficial; not providing the facts we … Continue reading Where Do We Find the Affordable Care?
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/06/28/supreme-court-upholds-president-obamas-health-care-reform?utm_source=wh.gov&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=shorturl This is the link to the White House Blog; with the official explanation of the Affordable Care Act, known to many as “Obamacare”. There are specific sections addressing: The Health Care Law and Seniors Health Coverage without Lifetime Limits The Health Care Law and Young Adults Coverage for Sick Children Many companies postponed making … Continue reading And the healthcare discussions continue….
http://blog.griswoldhomecare.com/blog/bid/144211/seniors-and-health-care-reform-faqs?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=8f1007f9-6723-4102-ab28-3ad3dcf88716&goback=%2Egde_707477_member_125900591 A very clear explanation of Medicare benefits if the proposed health care reform measures are accepted without any changes from the Supreme Court.
This morning I read in the paper about Governor Quinn of Illinois signing the bills which officially reduce the Medicaid program in Illinois while also imposing a $1 per pack tax on cigarettes. While the Medicaid program in Illinois has been in trouble for some time, I personally don’t completely understand the decisions made in … Continue reading Medicaid Reform in Illinois: Long Term Fix?
Medicare is the largest insurer in the United States, covering 47 million seniors and disabled individuals.