Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Insurance: Medicare Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Insurance: Medicare from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Infection Most Likely Cause of Hospital Readmission After Surgery Knowing why readmissions happen is first step in reducing them, researcher says Tue, 3 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Medicare Patients Aren't Benefitting From Surgical Report Cards: Study Better use of data to implement change is needed, researchers suggest Tue, 3 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study Researchers find association between higher reimbursement and appointment availability Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:00:00 -0500 More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge Intravenous line infections and ventilator-related pneumonia among most common problems, study says Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:00:00 -0500 Where Doctors Train May Affect Whether They Practice Expensive Medicine Those who did residencies in high-cost areas were more likely to spend more per patient, study finds Tue, 9 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection Tue, 9 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays Spotting, offering transitional care to these patients should be priority for doctors, nurses, researcher says Mon, 1 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500 U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Time to Enroll, or Re-Enroll, in an 'Obamacare' Health Plan Current enrollees urged to take a fresh look at any plan changes, new offerings in 2015 Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say Costs for care may go up as much as fivefold if disease isn't delayed, prevented Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Cancer Patients in Hospice Face Less Aggressive Treatment: Study More health care strategies and costs seen for non-hospice patients at end of life Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0500 U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0400