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noun as in socialized medicine

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Patients at those nursing homes more frequently suffered from reduced mobility following admission to the facility, too, and bills went up—with Medicare reimbursements increasing 11% within 90 days.

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The nominee’s views on how to treat the two forms of Medicare are significant because, in the past decade, the number of Americans 65 and older preferring private health plans has increased substantially.

Pre-pandemic, Medicare could pay for telehealth only if a patient lived in a designated rural area and went to a medical facility to consult with doctors based elsewhere.

In 2018, more than one in four Medicare beneficiaries had no digital access at home.

That’s why in addition to their seed funding, Bold has plans to start rolling out partnerships with Medicare Advantage organizations and risk-bearing providers, which will help make their exercise programs available to users for free.

Social Security and/or Medicare “reform” along Paul Ryan-esque lines.

Medicare, the program for the elderly and disabled, lifted its ban on covering sex reassignment surgery earlier this year.

That law encourages doctors to opt out of Medicare—shrinking access to care.

“Pfizer actively supported the Medicare Prescription Drug benefit which became law in 2003,” the company notes.

In 2003, Congress and the Bush administration joined forces to create Medicare Part D—the prescription-drug benefit.

And we must make sure that every senior on Medicare can choose a health care plan that offers prescription drugs.

We increase spending next year for Social Security and Medicare and other entitlement programs by $81 billion.

Health care reform must begin with Medicare; Medicare is the binding commitment of a caring society.

My budget will commit an additional $400 billion over the next decade to reform and strengthen Medicare.

Leaders of both political parties have talked for years about strengthening Medicare.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Medicare, such as: comprehensive medical insurance, group medical insurance, health plan, major medical, managed care, and medicaid.

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