Month: January 2016

January 11, 2016 admin

Q  Will Medicare Cover Conversations About End-of-Life Care With My Doctor? A  Medicare beneficiaries may now discuss options for care at the end of life with their health care providers. Beneficiaries were already free to talk about advance care planning with their doctors, but the practitioners could be reimbursed for such discussions only during a…

January 8, 2016 admin

Six Myths About Living Wills As you contemplate end of life issues, misinformation can make the  topic of living wills and advance directives confusing.   Below are six common myths about living wills and advance directives, followed by the actual facts. Myth #1  You must have a living will to stop treatment near the end of…