Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Insurance: Medicare Updates http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/ 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 wecare@smgnj.com wecare@smgnj.com 60 Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/699180/ Spending increased about $6,800 for those getting end-of-life comfort care, study says Wed, 6 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400 Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698528/ Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698317/ Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0400 1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698206/ Long waits can be anxiety-provoking Wed, 8 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698187/ Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/696855/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/696131/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/696021/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/695706/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/695531/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/695203/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/694416/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/694472/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/694209/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/693968/ In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500