Tag: medicare part b

Medicare Website Overhaul

Medicare beneficiaries now can research nursing homes and determine their coverage options from their smartphones or tablets, thanks to a Medicare website redesign.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it spent two years researching user trends of its notoriously difficult-to-navigate website in order to make it easier for beneficiaries,...

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Medicare Part A to Increase in 2010

The Medicare Part A deductible will increase by $32 in 2010 to $1,100. The deductible applies to care in a skilled nursing facility, inpatient hospital, hospice and certain home healthcare services. Beneficiaries must pay an additional $275 for days 61 through 90 in 2010, and $550 for lifetime reserve days....

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