Medicare

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Deadline For Medicare Enrollment Approaches

For people with Medicare, December 7 is an important deadline. The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends. Before, you had until the end of the calendar year, but that has changed. APPRISE of Western Pennsylvania has been getting bombarded with calls.

12/06/2011

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Riding Along With Ross/West View EMS

What really happens during the day for a paramedic? KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra went along for a ride with Ross/West View Emergency Medical Services.

12/02/2011

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Insurers Profiting From Taxpayer Dollars Via Medicare ‘Float’

Pittsburgh (Newsradio 1020 KDKA)  Private insurance plans associated with Medicare recipients, are banking millions by investing government funds that are sent in advance, but are not yet needed.  This is known as “playing the float.”  […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/19/2011

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Medicare Coverage To Skyrocket

This week, the government told us inflation is almost non-existent, except in the case of gasoline.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2010

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Medicare Becoming Reality For Baby Boomers

The first wave of Baby Boomers begins turning 65 in January, which means they’ll be signing up for Medicare for the first time. It can be a complex and frustrating process that can cost you […]

KDKA-TV–11/01/2010

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