Medicare changes for 2020

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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.
I pay less next year than I paid this year.
 

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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
 
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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
Do you want doctors treating you without diagnostic tests? :)
 

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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
Do you want doctors treating you without diagnostic tests? :)
Lol you are a kick penny. If someone tells you the sky is blue you will complain that it is not red enough.
 

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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.
Well I know CMS considers this a closed donut hole but I don't consider one paying 25% of their drugs once you reach it as being closed.
 

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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.
Well I know CMS considers this a closed donut hole but I don't consider one paying 25% of their drugs once you reach it as being closed.
Nothing is for nothing
 

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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
Do you want doctors treating you without diagnostic tests? :)
Happens all the time. Some ailments don't need expensive tests. It's really up to the doctor to determine his/her own liability. There are too many 'ambulance chaser' lawyers IMO.
 
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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
Do you want doctors treating you without diagnostic tests? :)
Happens all the time. Some ailments don't need expensive tests. It's really up to the doctor to determine his/her own liability. There are too many 'ambulance chaser' lawyers IMO.
No it does not happen all the time!!
 

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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
Do you want doctors treating you without diagnostic tests? :)
Happens all the time. Some ailments don't need expensive tests. It's really up to the doctor to determine his/her own liability. There are too many 'ambulance chaser' lawyers IMO.
No it does not happen all the time!!
Yes it does happen all the time. Example: You feel bad, doc says you got the Flu. No tests required. OR, you slice yourself cutting your morning bagel. Doc stitches you up...no test required.
 
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Yes more tests cost more money. Tests tend to reduce the possibility of doctors being sued.
We have been told for many years that Medicare is going broke. A portion of that same was used to bailout ACA. So that means it has even less time.
But for some reason we are still taking Medicare and Social Security out of every working persons check.
Do you want doctors treating you without diagnostic tests? :)
Happens all the time. Some ailments don't need expensive tests. It's really up to the doctor to determine his/her own liability. There are too many 'ambulance chaser' lawyers IMO.
No it does not happen all the time!!
Yes it does happen all the time. Example: You feel bad, doc says you got the Flu. No tests required. OR, you slice yourself cutting your morning bagel. Doc stitches you up...no test required.
One better hope its just the flu. They listen to your lungs and listen to you gut, they take signs and symptoms. Those are diagnostic tests. They may order labs or give one a chest Xray, to be sure.

If one goes to the urgent care, one doesn't thing they only have the flu.

The sliced finger cutting a bagel, have you don't that?? Sounds like you had the experience.
 

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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.

It's been rising ever since Johnson signed it into law.
It's why it's going broke.
 
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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.

It's been rising ever since Johnson signed it into law.
It's why it's going broke.
Cost of living was way cheaper in 1965.
 

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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.

It's been rising ever since Johnson signed it into law.
It's why it's going broke.
Cost of living was way cheaper in 1965.
People got paid less, so no.
 

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020 Medicare changes: Key takeaways
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So you can plan.

It's been rising ever since Johnson signed it into law.
It's why it's going broke.
Cost of living was way cheaper in 1965.
People got paid less, so no.

My dad made about 600.00 a month back then and we were middle class.
With that amt. each month he paid the mortgage, utility bills, food, clothing , truck and car payments ,everything and my mom did not work.
 

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This is very difficult to make sure in. So it is rather good to be there. But not OK with the following
 

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