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Financial Planning for People With Chronic Diseases

Before she became eligible for Medicare, Deborah Rosenwinkel, who lives in Wheaton, Ill., and has rheumatoid arthritis, used a manufacturer’s discount card for Enbrel, a biologic she injected at home […]




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What are the ‘jobs to be done’ of an investment manager?

David Teten Contributor More posts by this contributor The investment manager of the future The macro trends forcing change on the investment management industry Katina Stefanova Contributor Katina Stefanova is […]




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How to Cope With Medicare’s Rising Costs

Aduhelm will be administered by health care providers, and thus will be covered under Medicare Part B, rather than the Part D prescription drug program. A spokesman for the Centers […]




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How Nursing Homes’ Worst Offenses Are Hidden From the Public

The public never found out that inspectors cited another New Jersey nursing home, Rehab at River’s Edge, for failing to protect a fragile resident who fell seven separate times, at […]




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Inflation and Retirement: How to Protect Your Savings

“We did not invest all of Mom’s money in this product,” Ms. Cheng said. “We only invested a portion of her I.R.A. and her inherited I.R.A. We did this to […]







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On Medicare and Need Dental Work? Beware a Big Bill.

Two-thirds of all people on Medicare don’t have dental coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Among Medicare beneficiaries who used dental services, average out-of-pocket spending on dental care was […]




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California Sues Nursing Home Chain, Saying It Manipulated Ratings System

California prosecutors sued the country’s largest chain of senior living communities on Monday, accusing the company, Brookdale Senior Living, of manipulating the federal government’s nursing-home ratings system.The lawsuit was filed […]




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California Sues Nursing Home Chain, Accusing It of Manipulating Ratings System

The result, prosecutors said, was that Brookdale “has been awarded higher star ratings than it deserved.” They added, “The chain’s manipulation has allowed Brookdale to attract prospective patients and their […]




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How U.S. Ratings of Nursing Homes Mislead the Public

The pandemic laid bare the flaws in the government rating system.The state health inspections do little to penalize homes with poor records of preventing and controlling infections. From 2017 to […]