The future of Medicare has been a hot topic on the campaign trail this election season. St. Cloud financial adviser Mark Reimer says he believes Medicare is a good system, and a necessary benefit for seniors.
Another scam is circulating Morrison County, this time regarding Medicare. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen says callers are posing as representatives from Medicare saying you're eligible for a free knee and back brace.
Federal data released this week shows a dozen Minnesota hospitals face penalties from the Medicare program for having a high rate of patients with infections, bed sores or other complications that could be prevented.