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. There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do? — December 6, 2018
  2. Medicare May Be Spending Far Less On End-Of-Life Patients Than We Think — October 11, 2018
  3. What A Medicare Advantage Personal Care Benefit Looks Like — October 5, 2018
  4. Why Don’t More Doctors Provide Post-Discharge Transitional Care Through Medicare? — September 21, 2018
  5. How Medicare Wastes $4.6 Billion a Year On Long-Term Care Hospitals — August 29, 2018

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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.

Where Do Older Americans Die?

Increasingly older Americans are dying at home rather than in a hospital. But many still spend time in intensive care units or shuttle from one care setting to another as they near the end of life

The Trump Administration’s Squeeze On Affordable Health Insurance For 50- To 64-Year-Olds

Trump’s three-pronged effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act will make health insurance unaffordable for many 50-64 year-olds.

A New Congressional Proposal For A Medicare Long-Term Care Insurance Benefit

Rep Frank Pallone (D-NJ) is designing a new Medicare long-term care insurance benefit. The framework, public catastrophic long-term care insurance, has the support of many experts. But how will Pallone pay for it?

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