Should the Eligibility Age for Medicare Be Raised?

Few would argue that Medicare, the U.S. health-insurance program for the elderly, needs fixing. Spending on the program is growing so fast so quickly that it is threatening the health of the U.S. economy. And with tens of millions of baby boomers retiring and the ranks of the elderly growing, things could get much worse […]

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Medicare vs Medicaid: What’s the difference?

Many people get confused when they think of Medicare and Medicaid. They think that they are the same since they sound so alike. This is far from the truth. Let us start off with what are the similarities between both programs. First off, they are both programs designed to cope with healthcare costs. They are also tax-payer funded […]

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Medicare Back on the Brink Over Cuts to Doctors -AARP

Back on the brink: Doctors again face steep Medicare cuts unless Congress acts before Jan. 1.

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