Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that the state would begin accepting applications for new coverage that will begin at the start of 2019.
A federal judge has ruled the state of Maryland can’t force state retirees onto a federal prescription drug plan until a lawsuit is decided.
Retired state employees eligible for Medicare will be moving from the state’s prescription drug program to the federal Medicare Part D program in January.
Medicare recipients filled fewer prescriptions for pricey brand-name drugs — but spent more on such meds anyway, says a government report due out Monday. It blames rising manufacturer prices for squeezing older people and taxpayers.
Politicians will be tempted to foist the biggest Medicare cuts on people farther away from retirement (who are presumably paying less attention).
Ben Jealous, Maryland gubernatorial candidate and former NAACP leader, says he wants to make the state the first to have a Medicare-for-all health care system.
A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police.
Maryland attorney general said that there is a “clear pattern of behavior” that a local nursing home company kicked out patients who had run out of benefits.
Medicare premiums may increase up to 52 percent in 2016. This article will let you know if it will affect you and what you can do.
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.