The Affordable Care Act and Medicare

This second report in the series Medicare at 50 Years describes how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is strengthening the program for current and future beneficiaries and outlines the major challenges that policymakers have yet to confront. Certain ACA reforms have the potential to reshape not just the Medicare program but the entire U.S. health care system, the authors say. […]

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TIPS – Make Sure Your Doctor is “In-Network”

Are you receiving your Medicare benefits through a MedicareAdvantage PPO or HMO plan, OR, an “on-exchange”/”off-exchange” Obamacare or legacy healthcare plan? If so, be sure to do the following when seeing any doctor for the first time. At the front desk or with your doctor’s billing representative, show your MedicareAdvantage membership card (from Humana or Anthem BC/BS or other) and ask […]

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