Posts Tagged ‘ preventive care Medicare ’

ANNUAL PHYSICAL EXAM FOR SENIOR WOMEN

Dec 9th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Well-Woman Exam is the New Name An annual physical for women is now being referred to as a ‘well-woman exam’ (wellness exam).  It is preventive medical care and covered by Medicare almost entirely. This editor was prompted to have hers done last week because her supplemental insurance provider (her MediGap Coverage) offers a reduced premium [...]



REASONABLE CHANGES TO MEDICARE

Jul 22nd, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

How Should Medicare Be Changed? There is a lot of discussion across the country about how Medicare should be changed. Many who are not yet Medicare beneficiaries suggest changes that would radically and negatively affect the quality of health care many seniors enjoy.   AARP has been conducting a national conversation on Medicare (and Social Security [...]