For The First Time, Traditional Medicare Will Pay To Support Family Caregivers

For The First Time, Traditional Medicare Will Pay To Support Family Caregivers

“for the first time, Medicare will pay doctors and other providers to deliver critical support to the families of people with certain medical conditions. Medicare Advantage and other managed care models have been able to provide some of these supports. But for...
One nation, under sedation

One nation, under sedation

Medicare paid for nearly 40 million tranquilizer prescriptions in 2013 by Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones via ProPublica. This story was co-published with the Boston Globe, the Miami Herald and Health News Florida. In 2012, Medicare’s massive...