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Medicare Proposes New Coverage Criteria for Wheelchairs, Scooters

Medicare and Medicaid announce more specific codes for wheelChairs. To improve Medicare coverage and payment for power wheelchairs and scooters, while protecting the Medicare program and taxpayers from abuse, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today released draft coverage criteria for these devices.

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Medicare to Extend Access to Certain Drugs for Beneficiaries with Serious and Chronic Illnesses

A new Medicare demonstration program will save seniors and persons with disabilities substantial money. The will extend Medicare coverage to prescription medicines that can be self administered rather than administered by a health care provider.

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HHS Proposes New Rules to Deliver Better Benefits and Savings on Drugs for Medicare Beneficiaries and Urges Public Comment

New law that provides better benefits, prescription drug savings of more than 50 percent for the average senior without coverage and improved access to health care services through Medicare

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Medicare Beneficiaries Begin Receiving Savings on Drug Coverage for Serious Diseases

Medicare beneficiaries with serious diseases who enrolled early in a new large scale demonstration program are saving up to 90 percent on the cost of oral and self injectable drugs. Medicare will pay for certain drugs and biologicals that can be taken by the patient at home.

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HHS Enhances Medicare Drug Card Program to Help Seniors Choose Lower-Cost, Similar Drugs

New measures to help seniors get the lowest price possible for their medicines by allowing them, for the first time, to compare prices for similar drugs used to treat common diseases such as high cholesterol or blood pressure.

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How Adult Day Care Help Caring For Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease

Adult Day Care provides comfort, support, care, companionship and counseling for elderly or Alzheimer's patients who require supervision during daytime hours. It offers patients the opportunity to socialize and to receive health and social services in a stimulating and supportive environment.

When you have chosen your Day Care, make sure that their license is current and do not hesitate to ask questions. Among others,

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New Hope For Arthritis Suffers

There are over 100 types of arthritis affecting millions in America today. The causes for most of them are unknown, and cures are nonexistent. New hope for arthritis suffers is possible with complementary therapies.

There are over 100 types of arthritis affecting millions in America today. The causes for most of them are unknown, and cures are nonexistent. New hope for arthritis suffers is possible with complementary therapies.

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Kerri Hikida
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Osteoarthritis and Biochemic Treatment

Joint pain is a common complaint. It is often associatedwith aging process. However, it can also occur in children, young adults and middle-aged people. Arthritis is not a disease but a symptom, which indicates that "something," is wrong in a joint. Arthritis occurs at all ages but is more common in the elderly. It is least serious among the elderly while it can be serious, crippling and sometimes even life threatening in young women and children. Of the various types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the most common. Today we will discuss about osteoarthritis.

Joint pain is a common complaint. It is often associatedwith aging process. However, it can also occur in children, young adults and middle-aged people. Arthritis is not a disease but a symptom, which indicates that "something," is wrong in a joint. Arthritis occurs at all ages but is more common in the elderly. It is least serious among the elderly while it can be serious, crippling and sometimes even life threatening in young women and children. Of the various types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the most common. Today we will discuss about osteoarthritis.

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