The 10-year-old Medicare prescription drug benefit is popular with seniors, but there\’s an apparent downside.
It\’s the time of year when seniors are being
asked to reevaluate Medicare and drug program
plans. The crooks have picked up on this and
are now targeting some seniors, calling and
threatening to have benefits cut-off if they
don\’t provide information such as bank account
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler warns
people not to give out their personal information
over the phone.
The number of scooters and powered wheelchairs is on the rise as baby boomers get older, and Medicare is closely watching how people are getting them.
Three aldermen are moving ahead with a plan to help the city\’s Medicare-eligible retirees pay for some hospitalizations through December.