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Glenda Jimmo and husband Dennis at their home in Lincoln, VT, photo by Andrew Stein

Disabled Vermont Senior Wins Medicare Coverage After 2nd Lawsuit

by Susan Jaffe Kaiser Health News A disabled senior with serious health problems who successfully challenged Medicare for denying her home health care coverage has racked up another win against the government. In her latest federal lawsuit filed in June, Glenda Jimmo, 78, argued Medicare should have paid for the nursing care and other skilled […]

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Glenda Jimmo and husband Dennis at their home in Lincoln, VT, photo by Andrew Stein

‘Improve or You’re Out’ Medicare Policy Unchanged

Glenda Jimmo has been blind since childhood because of problems related to her diabetes. A few years ago she had her leg amputated below the knee and all but one toe removed from the remaining leg. After the surgery she received rehab services from a local home care agency, paid for by Medicare– but then […]

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