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Medicare Next Spring Will Mail Beneficiaries New Cards Without Social Security Numbers

KHN Morning Briefing

The change is designed to cut down on the risk of identity theft. But the transition is sensitive since it involves coordination among beneficiaries, hospitals, doctors, insurance companies and pharmacies. In other news, Medicare announces it will cover exercise therapy for peripheral artery disease, and two insurers in Florida settle a lawsuit over billing.

Newly Insured Worry About Going ‘Back To The Old Way Of Doing Things’

KHN Morning Briefing

With the federal health law in peril, some of the more than 20 million people who gained coverage are concerned about the future. Among them are older Americans, who could see their premiums increase dramatically. Some of them are beginning to organize to fight for the law.