Several months ago, I was admitted to a local hospital. I had been (I thought) an inpatient for 4 days before my doctor scheduled a surgery. Imagine my surprise when someone from the business office came into my room with admission papers. I have been aware of the ‘observation’ issue for years but I was […]
Please, please, please help those of us who are caregivers. I don’t know where else to turn.
To the Editor: I have lived in New Jersey for 40 years and I have never asked for anything from my legislators but I decided to write the following letter to my state representatives as well as my federal representatives. Here is the letter: I am writing to express my concerns about the lack of […]
To the Editor: Compliments to Laura Unger on a fine job of reporting on the Medicaid situation in Indiana and Kentucky. Being a resident of Indiana, I’m hoping that Governor Pence, Senator Grooms and their like-minded colleagues read these columns and understand that their refusal to take advantage of federal funding to expand Medicare is […]
My doctor will still accept Medicare, but will require an annual fee of $1700 to remain a patient of his. Is this possibly to offset the coming reduction in Medicare payments to physicians?
I do not want Mr. Romney turning my Medicare into voucher care, nor do I want Social Security turned over to Wall Street.
Wake up my fellow seniors. Romney-Ryan have charted a course to undo Medicare for middle aged and younger folks. No worries, they say, the program will be there for us.