Tag Archives: Medicare

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay

In Indiana, a local hospital system, Parkview Health, charged private insurance companies about four times what the federal Medicare program paid for the same care, according to a study of hospital prices in 25 states released on Thursday by the nonprofit RAND Corp. Colorado employers were shocked to learn they were paying nearly eight times… Read More »

Medicare At 50 Act Targets Early Retirees

A page from the 2019 U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)ASSOCIATED PRESS The latest proposed expansion of Medicare benefits could be a welcome health insurance option to early retirees who leave employment or have been forced out of their jobs before the age of 65. Democratic… Read More »