Articles On: Health Insurance

  • What’s the Advantage of Medicare Advantage?

    The Medicare Advantage program is a way for seniors to obtain Medicare Parts A and B benefits and often Part D as well from a Medicare-approved commercial insurance carrier instead of directly from the government. Medicare Advantage plans are growing rapidly, and there are good reasons for their popularity.

    Read More
  • Heading Down the Path to Home-Based Hospital Care

    Healing at home is a trend that’s been quickly gaining speed in developed countries around the world. In the United States, however, health systems that encourage patients who don’t need intensive 24/7 hospital care to opt for home care instead, is being adopted at a slower pace.

    Read More
  • Back to School with a Chronic Illness

    Preparation for return to school in the Fall can be stressful for any family. For families dealing with chronic illness in a child, the stresses are magnified.

    Read More
  • Identifying and Managing the Social Determinants of Health

    Health may happen in neighborhoods, but it is essential to remember that neighborhoods include homes where many residents live alone. Helping those residents live healthier lives may be as simple as visiting them at home.

    Read More
  • In-Home Care Services to be Covered by Medicare Advantage Plans

    On April 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final Call Letter announcing expansion services covered by Medicare Advantage plans. Beginning in 2019, for the first time, Medicare Advantage benefits will include non-skilled home care services.

    Read More