10/27/2012 – What Medicare Will Cover Even if You’re Not Likely to Get Better

Oct 29, 2012 Comments Off by

Should the federal government cover the costs of many kinds of treatments for patients who aren’t going to get any better?

It didn’t, for many years. But after the settlement of a landmark class-action lawsuit this week, Medicare will soon begin paying more often for physical, occupational and other therapies for large numbers of people with certain disabilities and chronic conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.

Read the full article at The New York Times.

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