Best Medicaid & Medicare Books
Here you will get Best Medicaid & Medicare Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Medicare For Dummies
Author: by Patricia Barry
Medicare made simple Medicare brings valuable benefits to more than 58 million people and growing, but most of us don’t even know the basics of how Medicare can work best for us. That’s where Medicare For Dummies, 4th Edition comes in, explaining how this complex system functions and helping you confidently navigate your way through the maze to get the most out of your coverage.
This indispensable resource untangles Medicare in friendly, straightforward language. Step by step, you’ll learn when and how to enroll, ways to avoid costly mistakes, and how to find the plan that brings the most benefit to you and your family.
Reduce out-of-pocket expenses Know your rights and protections Choose the best policy for you Using this reassuring and comprehensive guide, you’ll be able to get the answers to all your questions, find guidance on how to actand then get on with getting the benefits you need.
2. 10 Costly Medicare Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make
Author: by Danielle Kunkle Roberts
Don’t make decisions about your Medicare coverage without reading this book! #1 Best Selling Book in Less than 48-HoursAfter Reading This Book, You Will:Know what Medicare pitfalls exist and how to expertly avoid themBe ready to make the major Medicare decisionsBe knowledgeable on the costly penalties and how to steer clearWho This Book is For: New to Medicare – This book will help anyone approaching Medicare eligibility at age 65 who needs to learn the basics and is afraid of making a mistake that will result in penalties or inadequate healthcare coverage Retiring after 65 – Perhaps you have worked past age 65 and maintained employer coverage but now you are retiring and want to successfully transition from group health insurance cover to Medicare as your primary coverage.
This book will show you the exact steps to take while also sidestepping unexpected (and often undeserved) late enrollment penalties. Beneficiaries Facing Indecision – Get this book if It’s time for you to make a choice between a Medigap plan (Medicare supplement) and Medicare Advantage but you find yourself torn and aren’t sure which route would be a better fit for you.
3. Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits
Author: by Joseph Matthews Attorney
Your complete guide to Social Security retirement and medical benefits The rules for claiming Social Security benefits have changed. Find out if you can still choose between your own benefits and spousal benefits. Learn this and more with Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensionscompletely updated for 2021.
Social Security benefits. Figure out how to get retirement, disability, dependents and survivors benefits, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Decide whether it’s best to claim benefits early, at full retirement age, or not until you turn 70and how to time your claims so you and your spouse get the best benefits.
Medicare & Medicaid. Learn how to qualify for and enroll in both programs, including Medicare Part D drug coverage. Medigap insurance & Medicare Advantage plans. Compare Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans, and choose what’s best for you. Government pensions & veterans benefits. Discover when and how to claim the benefits you have earned.What’s New in 2021?
4. MEDICARE FOR THE LAZY MAN: Simplest & Easiest Guide Ever!
Author: by Douglas B. Jones, CLU, RHU
(black & white edition) Can learning about Medicare actually be fun? Probably not, but it doesn’t have to be miserable like most books will make you feel. Medicare for the Lazy Man is a quick and thorough guide created by a highly qualified expert.
It will show how to slide through that encounter with Medicare and squirt out the other side with the best protection available on the market today. In very short order readers will learn exactly what needs to be done and when.
Only here will they find the tools to buy some coverage online without being pestered by dopey insurance agents. What about the best-kept secret in all of Medicare? That money-saving product takes commission dollars away from agents so they never speak of it.
Buy this book now to enjoy the quickest path to eternal Medicare happiness and bliss! (You might also find a couple of yuks along the way!
5. Essentials of Hospital Medicine: A Practical Guide for Clinicians
Author: by Consultant Registrar Andrew Dunn
Hospital Medicine is the fasting growing field of Medicine, and the importance of hospitalists in the delivery of care and success of hospitals continues to increase. The practice of hospital medicine is both rewarding and challenging: hospitalists need to provide high-quality care using the best available evidence in an efficient, cost-effective manner.
In recognition of the need for rapid access to essential information, this text provides a concise yet comprehensive source for busy clinicians. Essentials of Hospital Medicine provides detailed reviews of all clinical topics in inpatient medicine, including common diagnoses, hospital-acquired conditions, medical consultation, and palliative care, as well as key non-clinical topics, such as quality improvement tools, approach to medical errors, the business of medicine, and teaching tips.
It is the single source needed for hospitalists striving to deliver outstanding care and provide value to their patients and hospitals.
6. Get What's Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs (The Get What's Yours Series)
Author: by Philip Moeller
Simon & Schuster
A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What’s Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation’s other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money.
Social Security provides the bulk of most retirees’ income and Medicare guarantees them affordable health insurance. But few people know what Medicare covers and what it doesn’t, what it costs, and when to sign up. Nor do they understand which parts of Medicare are provided by the government and how these work with private insurance plansMedicare Advantage, drug insurance, and Medicare supplement insurance.
Do you understand Medicare’s parts A, B, C, D? Which Part D drug plan is right and how do you decide? Which is better, Medigap or Medicare Advantage? What do you do if Medicare denies payment for a procedure that your doctor says you need?
How do you navigate the appeals process for denied claims? If you’re still working or have a retiree health plan, how do those benefits work with Medicare? Do you know about the annual enrollment period for Medicare, or about lifetime penalties for late enrollment, or any number of other key Medicare rules?
7. Essentials of Managed Health Care (Essentials of Managed Care)
Author: by Peter R. Kongstvedt
Jones & Bartlett Learning
As the most widely-used textbook on managed care, Essentials of Managed Health Care provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key strategic, tactical, and operational aspects of managed health care and health insurance. With a primary focus on the commercial sector, the book also addresses managed health care in Medicare, Medicaid, and military medical care.
An historical overview and a discussion of taxonomy and functional differences between different forms of managed health care provide the framework for the operational aspects of the industry as well. The Sixth Edition is a thorough revision that addresses the impact of HR 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as other new laws such as the Genetic Information Non-disclosure Act (GINA).
8. What Your Doctor Won't Tell You: The Real Reasons You Don't Feel Good and What YOU Can Do About It
Author: by David Sherer MD
“THIS BOOK WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE!” NEWSMAX In WHAT YOUR DOCTOR WON’T TELL YOU: The Real Reasons You Don’t Feel Good and What YOU Can Do About It, Dr. Sherer provides readers with verifiable information about current medicine, healthcare and relevant public policy so they can make their own best judgments as to whether a change in their behavior will, if they are inclined, effect a positive change in your life.
He strips away the veneer of political correctness when it comes to health and provides the basic truths behind the implications of the daily decisions we make that affect out health. These decisions, mostly based in how we approach food, physical activity, our mental and emotional states, our interactions with others and our approach to accessing healthcare, have profound effects on our physical, mental and emotional states.
Rather than being a book on how to eat, how to exercise, how to shop for a health plan and so on, this work strives only to inform. Because with information comes power. And with power, there is the potential for positive change.
9. Clinical Pathways: An Occupational Therapy Assessment for Range of Motion & Manual Muscle Strength
Author: by Gail Dadio
Clinical Pathways, an exciting first edition, helps students learn how to proficiently conduct range of motion (ROM) and manual muscle (MMT) assessment for the main joint structures of the body. Focusing heavily on clinical application, the text also provides a novel, occupational therapy-focused Clinical Pathways of Assessment model that connects physical assessment with a clinical decision-making process.
This model helps students develop the skills to effectively evaluate a client through an occupational profile and performance. Client-centered outcome measures are used to assess the client’s functional ability in the performance of their daily occupations. Ultimately, using this framework will help to prepare for the process of designing and modifying the treatment plan to achieve optimum results.
A unique OT-focused decision-making framework shows students, through an occupational profile, how to observe functions within the client’s contextual and/or cultural environment using functional observations, postural screening, and current evidenced-based outcome assessments. A standard chapter organization- Each chapter includes a specific body structure and follows a standardized template that includes: Learning objectives, description of anatomical structures (joint and musculoskeletal attachment sites), palpation of specific landmarks, functional movement patterns, ROM and MMT assessment (vibrant muscular images with photography, and Test Your Skill Set (sample case studies).
10. Medicare for All: A Citizen's Guide
Author: by Abdul El-Sayed
Oxford University Press
A citizen’s guide to America’s most debated policy-in-waitingThere are few issues as consequential in the lives of Americans as healthcare-and few issues more politically vexing. Every single American will interact with the healthcare system at some point in their lives, and most people will find that interaction less than satisfactory.
And yet for everydollar spent in our economy, 18 cents go to healthcare. What are we paying for, exactly? Healthcare policy is notoriously complex, but what Americans want is simple: good healthcare that’s easy to use and doesn’t break the bank.
Polls show that a majority of Americans want the government to provide universal health coverage to all Americans. What’s less clear is how to get there. Medicare for All is the leading proposal to achieve universal health coverage in America.
But what is it exactly?How would it work? More importantly, is it practical or practicable? This book goes beyond partisan talking points to offer a serious examination of how Medicare for All would transform the way we give, receive, and pay for healthcare in America.
11. Medicare Breakdown: The Alphabet Soup of Medicare
Author: by Justin Brock
Medicare can be a nightmare to understand. I’ve helped over 5,000 Baby Boomers navigate this journey and I hope this book can help you too!
12. Estimated Useful Lives of Depreciable Hospital Assets, Revised 2018 Edition
Author: by Health Forum
Essential for Financial Planning This new edition estimates the productive period of time before health care capital assets become technically or commercially obsolete. It includes an overview of the importance of the capital planning process, tips on managing capital projects and guidance on record-keeping functions for tracking assets.
An Accepted CMS Reference The 2018 edition contains life span estimates for hundreds of equipment and capital asset investments found in hospitals, physician group practices, including new assets found in health care delivery service. It eliminates the risk of inappropriate life assignments in the CMS-mandated Medicare Cost Report and simplifies the task of establishing depreciation costs associated with health care buildings and equipment.
Covers Hundreds of Assets Land Improvements Buildings Building Components Fixed Equipment Building Services Equipment Administrative Departments Nursing Departments Diagnostic and Treatment Departments Support Departments 98 pages, Softcover, 6 x 9
13. Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism, and Unequal Politics
Author: by Jamila Michener
Medicaid is the single largest public health insurer in the United States, covering upwards of 70 million Americans. Crucially, Medicaid is also an intergovernmental program that yokes poverty to federalism: the federal government determines its broad contours, while states have tremendous discretion over how Medicaid is designed and implemented.
Where some locales are generous and open handed, others are tight-fisted and punitive. In Fragmented Democracy, Jamila Michener demonstrates the consequences of such disparities for democratic citizenship. Unpacking how federalism transforms Medicaid beneficiaries’ interpretations of government and structures their participation in politics, the book examines American democracy from the vantage point(s) of those who are living in or near poverty, (disproportionately) Black or Latino, and reliant on a federated government for vital resources.
14. Medicare Simplified: What Retirees Need to Know About Medicare in 100 Pages or Less – 2020 Edition
Author: by Ashby Daniels CFP
Want to learn 98% of what you need to know about Medicare in under two hours of reading? If so, Medicare Simplified is the book for you! Here are just a few questions that are addressed in the book: 1. What are all the parts of Medicare and how do they work together?2.
When do you need to enroll to avoid the costly late-enrollment penalties?3. Should you choose a Medigap Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan?4. What premiums should you expect to pay?5. Where can you get assistance when making your personal Medicare choices?And many more.
With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day and Medicare growing more complex each passing year, my goal was to create an easy-to-read guide to help you with your Medicare questions.
15. Health Economics and Financing
Author: by Thomas E. Getzen
Health Economics and Financing serves as the perfect primer for the economic analysis of medical markets. It prepares students of medicine, public health, policy and administration who wish to engage the central economic issues of their fieldwithout extensive mathematics or highly technical analytical techniques.
Getzen’s text includes effective explanations of how and why health and medicine are both like and unlike other economic goods, as well as knowledge about institutional features, for students who intend to go into this unique and rewarding line of work.
Health Economics and Financing serves as an excellent primer for introducing students to the principles and core concepts of health economics rather than its literature, equations, or research methods.
16. Medicare For Dummies
Author: by Patricia Barry
Weave your way through the tangled web of Medicare Medicare for Dummies, 3rd Edition will help you navigate the complicated, often confusing maze of the Medicare system. In simple language, with clear step-by-step instructions, the book helps you determine how and when to enroll, avoid costly mistakes, and find a plan that is right for you and your family.
Written byPatricia Barry, a nationally recognized authority on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, this invaluable resource offers: Tips on reducing out-of-pocket expenses Guidance for knowing your rights and protections Ways to choose the best policy for you With this definitive guide, you’ll get answers to the most common and not so common questions about Medicare, to get the most out of your coverage.