Medicare—A Deep Dive

Medicare is the federal medical insurance plan for individuals age 65 and over and for certain people under age 65 with disabilities. Older adults are eligible to apply for Medicare during the six-month window around their 65th birthday (called an “initial enrollment...

CMS Proposes Reimbursement for Caregiver Training Services

On July 13, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) did something notable and relevant to caregivers. The agency is proposing to establish a new payment program for caregiver training. Why is this so important for caregivers? Historically, CMS has...