Susan Jaffe appears in the following:
Thursday, December 31, 2015
As the number of older Americans grows, so does the need for geriatricians to care for them. But few medical students are interested in the specialty, which isn't very glamorous or lucrative.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
As the number of older Americans grows, so does the need for geriatricians to care for them. But few medical students are interested in the specialty, which isn't particularly glamorous or lucrative.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Even when some Medicare patients stay overnight in the hospital, they are are being classified as outpatients under something called observation status. It sounds innocuous but can trigger big bills.
Monday, July 13, 2015
If nursing homes want to be paid by Medicare and Medicaid, they'll likely have to meet a range of new requirements for quality and safety, including more training of nurses in dementia care.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
A 78-year-old Vermont woman has won the latest skirmish in her long-running battle with Medicare. The agency agreed to pay for home health care coverage even though she remains disabled.
Monday, October 27, 2014
A legally blind woman who has led a fight to make Medicare pay for care even when patients' medical conditions don't improve is in court to get Medicare payment for her own home care.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Medicare told doctors to admit patients expected to stay in the hospital through two midnights or longer. Then Medicare said it wouldn't enforce the rules, adding to the controversy.
Friday, March 14, 2014
House Republicans passed a bill that would change Medicare's pay formula for doctors. To fund it, the measure would delay penalties for people who don't buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act.