The truth is that Medicare fraud costs everybody money. If Medicare has to pay out more money because of fraud, the increases costs eventually get passed on to taxpayers and those who pay Medicare premiums. What’s scary is that it’s not average Medicare recipients knowingly or accidentally committing fraud. The people who commit the biggest… Read More


Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare! For those of you who still remember when Lyndon Johnson first signed this program into law in 1965, it might seem like the last half of a century has gone by pretty fast. While Medicare Part A and B would still be recognizable to somebody from the 1960s, plenty has changed.… Read More


Some doctors say that arthritis is the price that we pay in old age for being able to walk on two legs for almost all of our lives. Sadly, this condition affects almost half of all senior citizens to one degree or another. It’s also the most common cause of disability with elderly folks. While… Read More


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  Actually, some studies have surprised doctors and scientists by demonstrating that carrying just a little too much weight might not actually be a bad thing for people in midlife or their senior years. According to an article on LIveScience, an extra few pounds might actually be protective in case of an illness that causes… Read More


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Mail-order and online prescription services have become a much more source of drugs these days because they help control costs. In fact, many insurance companies encourage the use of online or mail-order pharmacies that they have contracts with. If your Medicare or health insurance company recommended a certain pharmacy, you can be sure they checked… Read More