Navigation Links
Mississippi Seniors Speak Out Against Medicare Advantage Cuts
Date:7/9/2008

U.S. Senate to vote soon on legislation that would cut $39 million from Medicare Advantage program in Mississippi

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seniors across Mississippi are speaking out against proposed cuts to the Medicare Advantage program in legislation being considered in the U.S. Senate. The legislation (H.R. 6331) would cut $39 million from the Medicare Advantage program in Mississippi alone and severely cut back the areas where Medicare private fee-for-service plans can operate, adversely impacting 18,000 Mississippi seniors enrolled in these plans.

Mississippi seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage are sharing their stories about the value their plan provides and expressing their strong opposition to the proposed Medicare Advantage cuts.

Bernice Adams, Olive Branch, MS

"I don't have anything but good to say about Medicare Advantage. If not for my program, I wouldn't be able to afford my prescriptions, or even make it to the doctors. My plan provides a ride to and from my doctor's office!"

Daryl Cambest, Escatawpa, MS

"My Medicare Advantage pays 100% of everything--what is not to like! I have had three surgeries since I've been on my current plan and I have not had to pay anything out of pocket."

More than 38,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Mississippi currently rely on Medicare Advantage to meet their health care needs. These plans offer additional benefits and services that are not available in traditional Medicare, including reduced out-of-pocket costs; $0-premium comprehensive drug coverage; vision, hearing, and dental coverage; wellness programs; and disease management and care coordination programs. Medicare Advantage enrollees save an average of $90 per month - through improved benefits and lower out-of-pocket costs - compared to what they would pay in traditional Medicare.

A recent survey found that most seniors, including those in traditional Medicare, opposed cutting Medi
'/>"/>

SOURCE America?s Health Insurance Plans
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Report: Increasing Mississippis Cigarette Tax Will Reduce Smoking, Save Lives and Save Money
2. Hospitals in Louisiana and Mississippi to Receive More Katrina Recovery Grants
3. Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, West Virginia, and Maryland Declare April 25th Parental Alienation Awareness Day
4. Arkion(R) Life Sciences Receives Crisis Exemption to US EPA Section 18 Approval in Mississippi and Tennessee to Market Avitec Corn Seed Treatment
5. Gentiva(R) Health Services Completes Acquisition of Major Home Health Provider in CON State of Mississippi
6. Gentiva(R) Health Services Agrees to Acquire Major Home Health Provider in CON State of Mississippi
7. Obesity Action Coalition Calls on the State of Mississippi House of Representatives to Withdraw House Bill 282 Discriminating Against Those Affected by Obesity
8. Central Mississippi Steel Magnolias Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Elected Officials, Health Leaders and Breast Cancer Survivors Call for Action to Reduce States High Breast Cancer Mortality Rate
9. Central Mississippi Steel Magnolias Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Legislators, Health Officials, Breast Cancer Survivors and Activists Call for Action on Breast Cancer
10. Prize Money and Certification Announced for Inaugural Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon
11. E-Prescribing Saving Mississippi Medicaid $1.2 Million Per Month
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Women fear developing Alzheimer's disease more than having a heart ... stroke are treatable, but there is little an individual can do to arrest the ... a clinical trial, reports the July 2015 Harvard Women's Health Watch . , ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... , ... A new study published by HealthDay News on June 24, 2015, ... a possible new treatment option for people living with fibromyalgia – hyperbaric oxygen therapy ... five per week, patients experienced a significant decrease in pain, fatigue, and other symptoms ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... IN (PRWEB) , ... July 28, 2015 , ... Most ... released from the 2014 UBA Health Plan Survey shows a significant increase in the ... major increases in corresponding median copays -- a trend that is expected to continue, ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... July 28, 2015 , ... PeopleKeys ... the regional winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. The award ... of home healthcare, and the innovative work they have done in incorporating new ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... Maryland (PRWEB) , ... July 28, 2015 , ... Maryland ... (MBSP) – and, along with it, more service offerings, updated treatment techniques, and ... leading authority for pain management and minimally invasive surgical treatment of brain and spine ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fight Alzheimer's By Taking Part in a Clinical Trial, From the July 2015 Harvard Women's Health Watch 2Health News:Fight Alzheimer's By Taking Part in a Clinical Trial, From the July 2015 Harvard Women's Health Watch 3Health News:Recovery Specialists Discuss How Oxygen Therapy Can Ease Fibromyalgia 2Health News:Recovery Specialists Discuss How Oxygen Therapy Can Ease Fibromyalgia 3Health News:Employers Use of Multi-Tier Pharmacy Benefits Continues to Rise 2Health News:Employers Use of Multi-Tier Pharmacy Benefits Continues to Rise 3Health News:Employers Use of Multi-Tier Pharmacy Benefits Continues to Rise 4Health News:Employers Use of Multi-Tier Pharmacy Benefits Continues to Rise 5Health News:Receiving Recognition for Compassionate Care and Innovative Processes: Celtic Healthcare CEO Arnie Burchianti Wins Regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2Health News:Receiving Recognition for Compassionate Care and Innovative Processes: Celtic Healthcare CEO Arnie Burchianti Wins Regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 3Health News:Maryland Brain & Spine Announces New Specialty, New Name 2Health News:Maryland Brain & Spine Announces New Specialty, New Name 3Health News:Maryland Brain & Spine Announces New Specialty, New Name 4
... discover gender differences that explain the aging inequity ... discovered yet another gender inequity: Women develop more and ... men do. , The disadvantage had long been suspected, ... Dr. Foad Nahai, a plastic surgeon practicing in Atlanta ...
... , , GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 17 Over the last ... scare language that is used by e cigarette opposition in an ... questioning the tactics of these groups when the evidence clearly shows ... to several studies, lab reports and opinions from top medial and ...
... , , HOUSTON, ... Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrayit Corporation (OTC Bulletin ... for commercialization of its microarray-based OvaDx(TM) Pre-Symptomatic ... late-stage development - the rights to which have been ...
... ... the nearly one-in-three American adults who serve as a family caregiver , ... Arlington, VA (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- The ... 2009 , which offers a revealing portrait of the nearly one-in-three American adults who serve ...
... ... Google Local and in front of their local customers by establishing a simple and ... Internet Marketing. , ... New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- In order to be competitive locally ...
... , ... Using new marketing techniques, life coaching company puts free i-phone & i-touch application ... , ... (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- Utah based Attainment Life Management & Coaching is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men 2Health News:Mouth Area Wrinkles More in Women Than Men 3Health News:Special Interest Deceptions Continue to Rampant About Electronic Cigarettes 2Health News:Arrayit Diagnostics to Bring First Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test to Multi-Billion Dollar Diagnostic Market in 2010 2Health News:Arrayit Diagnostics to Bring First Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test to Multi-Billion Dollar Diagnostic Market in 2010 3Health News:Arrayit Diagnostics to Bring First Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test to Multi-Billion Dollar Diagnostic Market in 2010 4Health News:NAMI Applauds New Report on Caregiving 2Health News:NAMI Applauds New Report on Caregiving 3Health News:New Orleans Based Internet Marketing Is Helping Small Businesses Get a Chance to Shine On the Web 2Health News:Attainment Life Management & Coaching has just Debuted its Free Application for I-Phone and I-Touch Users 2
(Date:7/27/2015)... Colo. , July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... report financial results for the fourth quarter ... hold a conference call to discuss those ... Squarer, Chief Executive Officer will lead the ... a.m. Eastern TimeToll-Free:(844) 464-3927Toll:(765) 507-2598Pass Code: 68380312 ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... 27, 2015 As per the new ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 ... billion in 2014, growing at a CAGR of 13.2% from ... 2021. The global bionics market is growing primarily ... is leading to paralysis or amputation of body parts. In ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t63pbj/medical_device ) has ... in Asia/Pacific Markets Seminar" conference to their offering. ... market is well established, the next growth area is ... , together with other countries in this region have ... their own medical device regulations. This seminar will provide ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Bionics Market is Expected to Reach USD 20.49 Billion in 2021, Growing at CAGR of 13.2% From 2015 to 2021: Transparency Market Research 2Global Bionics Market is Expected to Reach USD 20.49 Billion in 2021, Growing at CAGR of 13.2% From 2015 to 2021: Transparency Market Research 3Global Bionics Market is Expected to Reach USD 20.49 Billion in 2021, Growing at CAGR of 13.2% From 2015 to 2021: Transparency Market Research 4Medical Device Regulation in Asia/Pacific Markets Seminar: London, UK - 21st, 22nd of September 2015 2
... PDS Biotechnology Corporation today,announced that the company ... the US,National Cancer Institute,s Nanotechnology Characterization Lab ... to filing of,the Investigational New Drug Application. ... biological studies on behalf of the company ...
... completed a clinical safety report from a large Phase ... the excellent,safety profile of IMVAMUNE(R). Within the next few ... to the FDA and this will trigger a USD ... safety,report constitutes a major part of the data package ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PDS Biotechnology Corporation Progresses Development of Nanotechnology Cancer Therapies 2Bavarian Nordic Reports Successful Safety Data From Phase II Study With IMVAMUNE(R) 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: