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Rising Prescription Drug Prices Stir Consumer Outrage

Today, many Americans are being hit by soaring prescription drug prices. Many reading this will relate through their own experiences. According to a survey by Consumer Reports, 75% of those impacted by high drug prices have reporting cutting back on spending, even food, in order to afford their medications.

In […]

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The Week Before Medicare

‘Twas near the end of Medicare Open Enrollment
And within many an Americans’ house
Supplemental, Advantage and Part D Plans and prices were a changin’
Often without the knowledge of the Mother nor her spouse.

Their adult children were nestled
all snug in their homes’ beds
With not nary an inkling nor a clue
Of the fiscal […]

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With Medicare, Persistence is Key!

When it comes to receiving all of the Medicare benefits you deserve, it pays to be vigilant!

Today’s New York Daily News article about improper medicare claim denials highlights why it is so important for Medicare recipients to be persistent about their care.

One of the biggest mistakes we make as healthcare consumers […]

5 Fun Things to Do After Your Medicare Plan Check-up

Open Enrollment for Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage (commonly known as Part C and Part D) begins October 15th and ends December 7th. During that time, Medicare participants can:

  • Switch from original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan
  • Change back from a Medicare Advantage Plan to original Medicare
  • Make a switch […]

Protecting Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

We hate having to share stories like this from today’s New York Times, Extendicare Agrees to Pay $38 Million in Fines for Inadequate Nursing Home Care, but it is so important for people to understand why regular and thorough investigation of extending living facilities is crucial.  There are a host […]

Warning for Medicare Patients

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If Medicare recipients want to keep themselves out of financial harm’s way in 2015, they must thoroughly review their Medicare health insurance policies during Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15th – December 7th).  Recent reports in the New York Times (Beware […]

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