Medicare telehealth would be extended under bill poised for House vote

As many Medicare beneficiaries know, having a doctor’s appointment via video on a laptop or tablet became standard when the pandemic hit. That method of delivering remote care — known as telehealth — to many retirees and most people in the over-65 crowd may have some staying power, at least for now. House lawmakers are … Read more

A possible reduction for Medicare Part B premiums is still in play

Choreograph | iStock | Getty Images For Medicare beneficiaries wondering whether their Part B premiums could be reduced, the waiting continues. More than three months after Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra ordered a reassessment of this year’s $ 170.10 standard monthly premium – a bigger-than-expected jump from $ 148.50 in 2021 – it … Read more