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Medicare benefit not used

Medicare benefit not used

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Great study out this week from John A. Hartford Foundation on lack of usage of Medicare wellness benefit that is no cost to seniors under the Affordable Health Care Act


Here's Forbes take on the story. And there are plenty of related potential stories out there. Do seniors and their doctors know and care about this?



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