Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:35 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Medicare has hit midlife and maintaining her is increasingly pricey.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 2:05 pm
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

America’s breakthrough single-payer health care system for the elderly has plenty to celebrate at 50.

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:31 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Short-term care policies can do something that long-term care policies can’t do: Pay benefits in addition to Medicare coverage.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

A new “Surgeon Scorecard” helps consumers pick a surgeon based on their past performance.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:56 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A proposed rule would allow Medicare to reimburse physicians for having end-of-life consultations with their patients.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 4:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Making telemedicine more available requires changing long-standing Medicare rules, but there are good reasons to do it.

Monday, June 29, 2015 3:13 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Avoiding a fall is a lot cheaper than recovering from one.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

Health insurers tap “big data” to uncover cost savings. But is there a risk to patient privacy?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:10 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Consider your teeth when you budget for health care in retirement.

Friday, May 08, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The problem with self-insurance is that you don’t know when you’ll need the coverage. It’s not just for seniors; many people aren’t saving enough for retirement now.

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