genetic testing for cancer

Does Medicare cover genetic testing for cancer?

Kelsey Davis Fitness & Health, Medicare

Does Medicare cover genetic testing for cancer? Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide and impacts millions of patients and families each year. Fortunately, genetic testing for cancer, which is growing in popularity, can be a great tool for understanding your risk of developing cancer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services …

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Prescription Discount Cards 101

Kelsey Davis General, Medicare

Do you have a high deductible or copayment for your prescription drugs? Did you get a new prescription that is not covered by your insurance? Well, great news – a discounted prescriptions network may help cover some of those costs. What is a discounted prescriptions network? A discounted prescriptions network provides prescription discount cards. These cards are available to everyone …

medicaid look back period

The Medicaid Look Back Period: What You Need to Know

Kelsey Davis Medicaid

The Medicaid Look Back Period: What You Need to Know What is the Medicaid look back period? Medicaid is designed to provide health care to those with low income or limited assets and is administered through each state. When applying for Medicaid, the state social security office is responsible for confirming you have limited income and assets. The Medicaid look …

drug price transparency

Drug Price Transparency: Everything You Need to Know

Kelsey Davis Medicare

Drug Price Transparency: Everything You Need to Know The Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that $1 out of every $6 in Medicare spending is for prescription drugs. These medications play an important role in the health of 59 million seniors and Medicare eligibles. Drug price transparency is crucial in informing consumers and developing new strategies that address the issue …

2019 medicare premiums

2019 Medicare Premiums and Deductible Increase

Kelsey Davis Medicare

2019 Medicare Premiums and Deductible Increase On October 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 Medicare premiums and Medicare deductible increase for Part A and B. These changes may be small, but CMS strives to empower beneficiaries and promote complete transparency when it comes to selecting healthcare coverage. Medicare deductibles and premiums increase due …