insurance plans

WASHINGTON | Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

WASHINGTON— In a harbinger of potentially big changes for Medicare, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services like help with chores, safety devices and respite for caregivers next year through private “Medicare Advantage” insurance plans. The shift reflects a growing recognition that simple help at home can have a meaningful impact … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

Idaho says no Obamacare needed for some new insurance plans

BOISE, Idaho /January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Concerned about soaring health care costs, Idaho on Wednesday revealed a plan that will allow insurance companies to sell cheap policies that ditch key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It’s believed to be the first state to take formal steps without prior federal approval for creating policies … Continue reading Idaho says no Obamacare needed for some new insurance plans