Claim: Under Obamacare, patients 76 and older must be admitted to the hospital by their primary care physicians in order to be covered by Medicare.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2014]
Hope all of you who count of Medicare to take care of you into your golden years have a back-up plan.
If you don't read this, and do nothing about it, don't complain when it affects you or your loved ones!
This is the second Judge to have read the Obama Care document and made comments. More highlights of Nancy's "pass it and then find out what’s in the bill"!
Show this to everyone nearing the ripe old age of 76. These are just a few of the things that we Seniors are going to have to deal with starting in 2014. Even far left Democrats will not like these.
MEDICARE AT AGE 76, IMPORTANT PLEASE READ – ANYONE WHO DOUBTS THIS IS TRUE CAN DOWNLOAD THE NEW OBAMACARE AND LOOK UP THE PAGES MENTIONED. THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING ……… PLEASE PASS THIS OUTRAGE TO EVERYONE ON YOUR LIST!!!
THIS should be read by everyone, especially important to those over 75 ……. If you are younger, then it may apply to your parents….
Your hospital Medicare admittance has just changed under Obama Care. You must be admitted by your primary Physician in order for Medicare to pay for it! If you are admitted by an emergency room doctor it is treated as outpatient care where hospital costs are not covered. This is only the tip of the iceberg for Obama Care. Just wait to see what happens in this year and 2014!
Origins: This alarmist warning claims a provision of the Affordable Care Act [ACA] (commonly known as "Obamacare") supposedly requires that a primary care physician must admit patients of age 76 and older to a hospital in order for those
In short, there's nothing to it. Nothing in the text of the Affordable Care Act requires that a primary care physician admit patients 76 or older in order for their hospital care to be treated under Medicare. Medicare coverage for hospital care is governed not by the ACA, but by provisions of the Social Security Act that establish the criteria for Medicare
• Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient hospital services. Generally, this means you pay a
• Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers most of your doctor services when you're an inpatient. You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for doctor services after paying the
What do I pay as an outpatient?
• Medicare Part B covers outpatient hospital services. Generally, this means you pay a copayment for each individual outpatient hospital service. This amount may vary by service.
• Part B also covers most of your doctor services when you're a hospital outpatient. You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount after you pay the
All people with Medicare are covered when all of these are true:
Last updated: 20 August 2014