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Social Security was a big presidential campaign issue. What we know about whether it swayed senior voters

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A President Donald Trump and a former Vice President Joe Biden supporter converse before the Joe Biden Campaign Rally at the National World War I Museum and Memorial on March 7, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. Kyle Rivas | Getty......

Here’s what to watch for if a Medigap policy is part of your Medicare coverage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here bymuratdeniz | E+ | Getty Images By this point, Medicare beneficiaries likely know that now is the time of year to get their 2021 coverage straight. While many individuals stick with what they have, others may be exploring a more......

Biden Plan to Lower Medicare Eligibility Age to 60 Faces Hostility From Hospitals

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Of his many plans to expand insurance coverage, President-elect Joe Biden’s simplest strategy is lowering the eligibility age for Medicare from 65 to 60. But the plan is sure to face long odds, even if the Democrats can snag control of the Senate in January by winning two runoff elections......

Medicare Fines Half of Hospitals for Readmitting Too Many Patients

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Nearly half the nation’s hospitals, many of which are still wrestling with the financial fallout of the unexpected coronavirus, will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show. The penalties are the ninth annual round of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program......

How seniors and their money would fare under a Trump or Biden presidency

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Here’s how a Biden or Trump presidency would affect your personal finances

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Here’s how a Biden or Trump presidency would affect your personal finances Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Beating breast cancer cost this woman over $225,000. Health insurance didn’t cover her bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Breast cancer awareness month 2020: How much treatment costs Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

This woman paid over $225,000 to beat breast cancer. Health insurance didn’t cover her bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here How much breast cancer treatment costs even with health insurance Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Trump administration announces deal with CVS and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccine to seniors in long-term care

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A volunteer is injected with a vaccine as he participates in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination study at the Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., September 24, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters The Trump administration on Friday announced......

House lawmakers to propose emergency 3% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House lawmakers to propose emergency 3% Social Security COLA Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Medicare Enrollment Help Goes Strictly Virtual for 2020

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — The pandemic has changed many aspects of life, and the annual Medicare enrollment period which kicks off today is no exception. The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program and other outreach organizations are offering plan reviews by phone or online, as in-person assistance isn’t......

Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will be 1.3% in 2021

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This Medicare open enrollment season more seniors are expected to seek online help. Insurers say they’re ready

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A senior signing up for Medicare. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Open enrollment season for Medicare enrollees can sometimes be overwhelming because of the wide variety of choices. The average senior will have 47 different health plans to choose from......

Here’s how much health insurance costs if you retire early

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Health insurance is a large budget item for many Americans.  The average health insurance plan costs nearly $5,500 per year for an individual and close to $14,000 for a family, according to a 2020 study by eHealth. Those totals vary......

Major insurers are still waiving fees for Covid-19 telehealth visits

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fees for Covid-19 telehealth visits are still being waived by insurers SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Some Medicare beneficiaries who catch Covid-19 may face huge bills for care

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Here are costs Medicare beneficiaries may face for Covid-19 treatment SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

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