Howard Gleckman, Contributor

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Name: Howard Gleckman, Contributor
Date registered: October 27, 2016
URL: http://www.forbes.com/healthcare/

Latest posts

  1. Seniors’ Health Costs May Be Moderating But The Need For Long-Term Care May Be Growing — February 13, 2019
  2. Would Trump’s New Drug Rebate Rule Help You? — February 6, 2019
  3. The Anti-Alzheimer’s BOLD Act Isn’t. But It Could Be A Step In The Right Direction. — January 9, 2019
  4. There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do? — December 6, 2018
  5. Medicare May Be Spending Far Less On End-Of-Life Patients Than We Think — October 11, 2018

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Seniors’ Health Costs May Be Moderating But The Need For Long-Term Care May Be Growing

A new study shows the growth in seniors’ health costs may be slowing as heart health improves. But long-term care costs may continue to rise.

Would Trump’s New Drug Rebate Rule Help You?

The Trump Administration would end drug rebates for Medicare Part D. It would help some beneficiaries with very high drug costs but also raise premiums. Would it help you?

The Anti-Alzheimer’s BOLD Act Isn’t. But It Could Be A Step In The Right Direction.

Congress passed the BOLD Act to create a public health response to dementia. It is a small step forward for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their families, but it also raises questions.

There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do?

The long-expected shortage of personal care workers is here. What will we do about it?

Medicare May Be Spending Far Less On End-Of-Life Patients Than We Think

We’ve been hearing for years that one-quarter of Medicare spending comes in the last year of life. But what if it isn’t true?

What A Medicare Advantage Personal Care Benefit Looks Like

Medicare Advantage plans start offering new personal support benefits. A first look at Anthem’s program.

Why Don’t More Doctors Provide Post-Discharge Transitional Care Through Medicare?

Medicare’s physician-based transitional care program for seniors discharged from hospitals can reduce deaths and save money. But few doctors are participating. Why not?

How Medicare Wastes $4.6 Billion a Year On Long-Term Care Hospitals

Why does Medicare pay Long-Term Care Hospitals three times as much per admission as it pays skilled nursing facilities?

How Doctors Are Expanding Access To The Earned Income Tax Credit For Families With Kids

How some pediatricians are helping families apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and perhaps improving their children’s health.

No, It Isn’t Impossible To Find A Doctor Who Takes Medicare

You’ve probably heard that it is impossible to find a doctor who will take Medicare. It isn’t true.

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