Latest Medicare Part C News

EXPLAINER: How will insurers cover a new Alzheimer's drug?

Jun. 08, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

Federal regulators have approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, leaving patients waiting to see how insurers will handle the pricey new treatment. Health care experts expect broad coverage of the drug, which was approved Monday. But what...

Medicare for 60-year-olds not guaranteed to be a better deal

May. 19, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and progressive Democrats have proposed to lower Medicare’s eligibility age to 60, to help older adults get affordable coverage. But a new study finds that Medicare can be more expensive than other options, particularly for many people of modest...

Millennial Money: Prepare for COVID medical bills this year

Mar. 30, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

Testing and vaccination for the coronavirus is free thanks to laws passed last year. Treatment isn’t, however, and may be about to get more expensive. A new vaccine is in production, millions of doses are being administered daily and President Joe Biden says there will...