Tag Archives: Medicare

As Bernie Threatens, Insurers Respond With More Medicare Benefits

HOUSTON, TX – APRIL 24: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to a crowd at the She The People Presidential Forum at Texas Southern University on April 24, 2019 in Houston, Texas. Many of the Democrat presidential Getty Images Undaunted by threats to implement a single payer form of “Medicare for All” that… Read More »

Incentivizing healthy eating could have big payoff for Medicaid, Medicare

Dive Brief: Helping adults on Medicare and Medicaid afford healthy foods could be a cost-effective tactic to improve population health, a study published in PLOS Medicine suggests. The researchers simulated the impact of a 30% subsidy on either fruits and vegetables or a broader array of healthful foods on four measures: incidence of cardiovascular disease and… Read More »