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Medicare reports, fact sheets and explainers from the Kaiser Family Foundation
- What is the Potential Impact of New Drugs for Obesity and Alzheimer’s Disease on Medicare Costs, Coverage and Beneficiaries? on May 18, 2023 at 3:55 pm
Two new KFF analyses examine the potential impact of Medicare coverage of new prescription drugs for obesity and Alzheimer’s disease on program spending and beneficiary out-of-pocket costs, as well as the role that the Inflation Reduction Act could play in mitigating these effects. Manufacturers of both types of drugs are lobbying for broad Medicare coverage…More
- New Alzheimer’s Drugs Spark Hope for Patients and Cost Concerns for Medicareon May 18, 2023 at 1:30 pm
This policy watch focuses on the implications of Medicare coverage of new Alzheimer’s drugs on program spending as well as equity and affordability issues for beneficiaries, and the potential for the Inflation Reduction Act to address the spending impacts.
- What Could New Anti-Obesity Drugs Mean for Medicare?on May 18, 2023 at 1:30 pm
In this piece, we discuss Medicare coverage of obesity treatments, the potential cost implications if Medicare covers anti-obesity drugs, and how the Inflation Reduction Act could potentially address these cost concerns.
- Testimony: Prior Authorization in Medicare Advantageon May 17, 2023 at 6:01 pm
Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, an Associate Director for the Program on Medicare Policy at KFF, testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on May 17, 2023 as part of a hearing on Examining Health Care Denials and Delays in Medicare Advantage.
- Half of All Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries Are Now Enrolled in Private Medicare Advantage Planson May 1, 2023 at 5:17 pm
Recently released data show that Medicare Advantage, the private plan alternative to traditional Medicare, now covers half of eligible Medicare beneficiaries. As the role of Medicare Advantage grows, so will interest in understanding how well the program serves the increasingly diverse group of enrollees who receive their Medicare coverage from private insurers.
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- 401(k) Hardship Withdrawals Tick Up as Inflation Stays Highby Martha C. White on May 30, 2023 at 2:12 am
Retirement plan administrators are noting an uptick in hardship withdrawals. But taking that money out can harm your future financial security.
- Saving for a Down Payment and Retirement: What to Knowby Lisa Rabasca Roepe on May 27, 2023 at 2:29 pm
With mortgage rates and prices high, first-time home buyers find these competing goals aren’t always doable, at least at the same time. Here are points to consider.
- How to Rebuild Your Savings and Retirement After a Divorceby Lela Nargi on May 17, 2023 at 6:21 pm
Women who have gone through a divorce often see their savings and retirement depleted. Building back means careful planning.
- How a Solo Gig Can Give You a Stronger Retirementby Mark Miller on May 15, 2023 at 9:36 pm
Becoming a solo entrepreneur in the years after leaving an employer can give your Social Security benefit and savings a boost. Here’s what to know.
- Planes de jubilación: los especialistas responden dudasby Elizabeth Harris on April 10, 2023 at 12:53 pm
Los lectores enviaron algunas de sus preguntas financieras más urgentes sobre temas como la seguridad social y la deuda de los préstamos estudiantiles. Los asesores financieros ofrecieron algunas ideas.
- French Business Titans Top Forbes’s Richest Listby Liz Alderman on April 7, 2023 at 1:58 pm
Two French business titans, Bernard Arnault of the LVMH empire and Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers of L’Oréal, are named the world’s wealthiest man and woman.
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