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How to use Medicare in a sentence
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.Nursing homes owned by private equity have higher death rates|Annalisa Merelli|February 25, 2021|Quartz
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.Becerra commits to private-sector Medicare but indicates it is too generous|Amy Goldstein, Brittany Shammas|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
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.One big hiccup in US efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines? Poor internet access.|By Tamra Burns Loeb, Et Al./The Conversation|February 10, 2021|Popular-Science
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.Health tech startup Bold raises $7 million in seed funding for senior-focused fitness programs|Sophie Burkholder|February 4, 2021|TechCrunch
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.
British Dictionary definitions for Medicare
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Medical definitions for Medicare
Cultural definitions for Medicare (1 of 2)
A federal program providing medical care for the elderly. Established by a health insurance bill in 1965, as part of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society, the Medicare program made a significant step for social welfare legislation and helped establish the growing population of the elderly as a pressure group. (See entitlements.)
Cultural definitions for Medicare (2 of 2)
A federal health insurance program, administered by the Social Security Administration, that provides health care for the aged.