Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.
Chris reviews yesterday’s Phillies home opener, Attorney General Eric Holder’s testimony on gun safety, and the President’s efforts to eliminate the gender pay gap. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine.
Robert Smith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Independence Blue Cross, shared some important advice for people who are enrolling in Medicare plans. The enrollment period runs until December 7. Members and prospective members […]
Chris reviews the apology given by the Obama Administration for the rollout of healthcare.gov, Chris Christie’s huge lead in the polls in the leadup to the election for Governor in New Jersey, and NSA spying on foreign leaders. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.
Open Enrollment is underway for two popular Medicare supplements. People over 65 can sign up for extra health and prescription drug coverage.
Rebecca Rabbitt spoke about Navigating Medicare and Healthcare Reform. Express Scripts is offering a free eGuide for seniors with information about healthcare reform and its impact on Medicare, as well as tips on how to […]
More than 50,000 children enrolled in Pennsylvania’s insurance program for low-income families will have to switch to Medicaid now that the federal government has refused to grant the state an exception under the new health care law.
Published reports seem to indicate a growing trend of physicians across the country are scrambling to sell their private practices to hospital systems. Is that happening here?
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
New rules are now in place that could have some diabetics on Medicare searching for new testing suppliers.
In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]
A suburban Philadelphia ambulance company and its top two officials have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a scheme that prosecutors said cost the Medicare and Medicaid programs more than $2.5 million in improper payments.
A southern New Jersey physician who owns a business that provides home-based medical services has admitted billing Medicare for lengthy visits to elderly patients that they did not receive.
Chris completes his three day trip to Phillies Spring Training. He talks to General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and former Pitcher, Dickie Noles. He also discusses the Republican budget propsal and how Medicare would be affected and a woman who was arrested for protesting a tax re-assessment.
What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.