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When care turns costly, patients leave private Medicare

People are free to switch between traditional, public Medicare and private Medicare Advantage plans every year. Under normal circumstances that traffic is equal in either direction—that is, a new Brown University study ...

Oct 05, 2015
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Alzheimer's puts heavier economic burden on women

Women are not only at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) when compared to men; per capita, they also bear six times the cost of AD care that men do, reports a study published today in the journal Women's ...

Sep 09, 2015
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Failed communication associated with readmission

(HealthDay)—Failed communication attempts are associated with readmission among Medicare beneficiaries with congestive heart failure, although the correlation is no longer significant after adjustment for other variables, ...

Jul 16, 2015
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