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While No One Was Looking, Lawmakers Changed Medicare Into Managed Care.

According to the New York Times, Medicare payment has been shifted to paying doctors for the overall quality of their care, and away from reimbursement for specific services and in proportion to numbers of services provided. This is a counter-revolution … Continue reading

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No ‘AnticrisisObama’ For Medicare in 2016.

In a  February 3, 2015, New York Times article written by Robert Pear, cuts to Medicare in the 2016 budget are outlined. The total is $399 billion in cuts to Medicare, Medicaid. 1.  Increased payments by Medicare beneficiaries for care and coverage. … Continue reading

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