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 Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later Fri, 8 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400 More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 2.6 Million 'Inconsistencies' in Federal Insurance Applications Government findings on Obamacare signups don't necessarily mean fraud, reports say Tue, 1 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch But only small increase was seen among black patients during same period, study found Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0400 1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care Sickest patients at greatest risk, researchers say Wed, 28 May 2014 06:00:00 -0400 Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive Wed, 14 May 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Wasteful Medicare Spending Topped $1.9 Billion in 1 Year: Study Analysis using 2009 data looked at 26 common but often unnecessary tests and procedures Mon, 12 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform Study raises possibility that 'Obamacare' may extend lives, too Mon, 5 May 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 U.S. Could Face Shortage of Cancer Doctors Gap projected to reach nearly 1,500 specialists in a decade, American Society of Clinical Oncology cautions Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million Advocates report surge in outreach efforts to uninsured Americans Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Many U.S. Seniors Get Prescription Painkillers From Multiple Doctors Overuse raises risk for hospitalization, study finds Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:00:00 -0500