Are We Nearing The End Of Medicare’s Three-Day Rule That Makes Patients Pay For Skilled Nursing Care?

From a recent Forbes.com article (link to the original article by Howard Gleckman): President Trump’s Medicare chief, Seema Verma, may have signaled the beginning of the end of Medicare’s three-day rule—the requirement that Medicare will pay for post-acute care or rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) only if a beneficiary first spends at least… Read More »

Understanding Medicare

Medicare is a term that most of us have heard and typically associate with senior health care.  It is also something that can be difficult to discern without considerable research and explanations.  One way to make the most out of your Medicare benefits is to learn more about the program and how it works. While… Read More »

Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans

Getting older can involve developing more complicated health conditions resulting in frequent trips to see different medical professionals.   While some care may be routine, often it will also include seeing specialists and undergoing different tests. For Medicare recipients, this can mean not having many options regarding providers and being required to cover co-pays and other… Read More »