By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) — What’s good for the heart is probably also good for the brain, suggests new research. People with the highest cardiac output for their body size (cardiac index), meaning those with the greatest blood flow from their heart, tended to have more brain volume, which […]
According to a Congressional Budget Office report, generic drugs saved both the government and beneficiaries roughly $33 billion in 2007. Businessweek reports the trade group Pharmaceutical Care Management Association expects an additional $14 billion in savings over the next few years due to new generics entering the market through 2012.
Police said someone is targeting senior citizens trying to milk them out of their savings. One woman in Robertson County said she refused to become a victim when scammers threatened her medicare. Sarah Davenport lives in the middle of nowhere, but somehow scammers found her number, address, and the fact that she has medicare. You […]
This year Social Security will pay more in benefits than it receives in payroll taxes. We all knew the day was coming, and that day will happen sometime this year and throughout next year according to an announcement by Social Security officials, including Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, on Thursday. This is the first time in […]
It is very important to understand how your two health insurances work together to cover your health care. If you’re eligible for Medicare because you have a disability and you also have health insurance through a current employer, who pays first depends on how many people work for that employer. The employer coverage may be […]
If you have thought about enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan, this is the time to assess your options. Carriers that are approved to offer Medicare Advantage plans can begin marketing 2011 plans October 1. The Annual Enrollment Period begins November 15 and ends December 31. It is during this time that you can submit […]