Topic: Medicare

    Planning for retirement? Don’t forget healthcare
    By Emily Kubis on September 27, 2017

    Healthcare planning services needed as costs continue to rise How much will healthcare cost you and your spouse in retirement? According to the most...

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    Financial planners—here’s how to help clients with healthcare
    By Emily Kubis on September 18, 2017

    Healthcare planning services needed as costs continue to rise Financial advisors—are you prepared to help your clients plan for their healthcare...

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    Financial advisors: How much will healthcare cost your clients in retirement?
    By Emily Kubis on August 7, 2017

      Healthcare planning services needed as costs continue to rise According to Fidelity Investment, a 65-year-old couple retiring this year will...

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    Smart financial planners step up to fill gaps in healthcare advice
    By Ryan McCostlin on May 8, 2017

      A 'healthcare extension' gives clients the expert advice they need I used to be really boring at cocktail parties. When a new friend would ask...

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    Open enrollment, Medicare enrollment ending soon
    By Emily Kubis on December 5, 2016

      Deadlines approaching for 2017 coverage Open enrollment for both Medicare and individual health insurance end this month, and consumers should...

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    Medicare open enrollment is here
    By Emily Kubis on October 14, 2016

      Want to change plans? We can help. Medicare open enrollment begins October 15. Until December 7, Medicare beneficiaries make changes to their...

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    CMS pushes back on marketplace risk pools
    By Emily Kubis on September 8, 2016

    Agency says marketplace claims steady The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have released a new report pushing back on insurers’ claims...

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    CMS says reports of marketplace costs are misleading
    By Emily Kubis on August 19, 2016

    Reports ignore financial assistance, according to CMS The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new marketplace cost data in July,...

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    Locations chosen for primary care reform
    By Emily Kubis on August 10, 2016

    Program to launch regionally The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have announced the eligible regions for the agency’s new primary care...

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    Will CMS' attempt at primary care payment reform work?
    By Alex Tolbert on July 13, 2016

    Check out our MedCityNews column:  This summer, payers and providers will have the opportunity to apply for a new primary care initiative...

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