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Medicare is America's health insurance program for citizens or permanent residents age 65 or older. Some patients younger than age 65 can also qualify for Medicare, including those who have disabilities and those who have permanent kidney failure
On July 16, 2004 the headline posted all over America was "WASHINGTON (AP) -- Medicare now recognizes obesity as an illness, a change in policy that may allow millions of overweight Americans to make medical claims for treatments such as stomach surgery and diet programs." (cnn.com)
By May 15 of this year, if you haven't signed up for the program, you could end up without drug coverage, or have to pay the penalty for applying after the deadline. The penalty is a 1% increase in your premium for each month after May 2006 in which you don't enroll.
Seniors finding Viagra, Cialis and Levitra have disappeared October 17, 2006 Senior citizens checking out the new Medicare drug plans for 2007 have found, what for many, is disturbing news. Erectile dysfunction, which primarily plagues senior men, is dropping off the Medicare radar and many probably most - of the plans will not cover
The AARP Health Care Options Program is a unique AARP-endorsed program offering health insurance, as well as special savings on services and health information. AARP saves consumers from having to do individual research,
As of Jan. 1, 2006, the federal government expanded Medicare coverage with the launch of the Medicare Part D program. This program enables seniors to get the prescriptions they need, when they need them with the benefit of an insurance program that can really help lessen the annual costs for drugs.