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 As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar By 2050, half of that generation's survivors will have the mind-wasting disease, study predicts Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC Report finds Hispanic adults saw biggest gains, but they still had more trouble getting medical care Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0400 U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas One-third with kidney failure come from low-income neighborhoods, study finds Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Some Medicare Advantage Plans Raising Hospital, Nursing Care Copays Researchers say changes may be needed to protect against significant out-of-pocket expenses Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0400 Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost 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 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 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 Long waits can be anxiety-provoking Wed, 8 Apr 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs 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 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