No Satisfaction – Medicare at 50

No Satisfaction – Medicare at 50

Perhaps it was prescient. Fifty years ago on July 30, many baby boomers were listening to the number one record I Can’t Get No Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones at the time President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation creating Medicare. Many of those same boomers (and even the Stones) are now seniors and finding no […]

Medicare Epic $700 Million Fraud Bust

Medicare Epic $700 Million Fraud Bust

Medicare is a form of government-funded insurance that is supposed to start covering a person as soon as they reach the age of 65. It is in place to supplement the elderly as they reach the retirement age. However, there have been reports of health care professionals taking advantage of these funds. There was recently […]

Medicare Ban on Sex-Reassignment Surgery May Soon Be Lifted

Medicare Ban on Sex-Reassignment Surgery May Soon Be Lifted

Last year, an independent Health and Human Services Panel was formed to tackle the complex situation surrounding sex-reassignment surgery and Medicare. Medicare has denied the coverage of gender affirming surgeries based on a 1981 study that suggested such surgeries were risky and potentially dangerous. Trans activists claim that private insurers have also been slow to […]