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Over complication and a lack of information make Medicare its own worst enemy.
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The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reminds seniors that the time to change their Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage begins November 15 and ends December 31. In addition to changing their coverage if they so choose, this time period is also an opportunity for people to determine if they qualify for Medicare Part D Extra Help.
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This release shares tips from LifeCare, Inc. on how to determine which nursing homes can best serve the needs of older loved ones.
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Medicare and Arizona Health-e Connection offer town hall meetings on PHRs.
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Awards based on out-of-pocket costs for beneficiaries based on health status categories and corresponding plan benefits.
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Grant funding for Certified Nurseâs Aide Program Allows the VNA of South Central Connecticut to Address Shortage of Certified Nurseâs Aides
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A new service from Medicare called Personal Health Records (PHR) can help people say on top of their medical history.
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The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) has issued a summary of Federal and state programs designed to help certain persons with their medical bills. Programs available include…
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CRLâs Michael Munter to Serve Additional Two-Year Term on Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Board, Will Help Establish Quality of Care Rankings for Industry
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Facilities demonstrated improvement in several areas, including weight loss, diabetes and acute hospitalizations, during the first quarter.
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The nation’s leading elder law Web site reports that in a survey of Medicare beneficiaries who use the Internet, two-thirds have found it difficult or impossible to use Medicare’s Web site to choose a drug plan.
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July 1, 2008 marked the anticipated implementation of Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Program, affecting the medical supply needs of thousands of Medicare Beneficiaries across 10 Metropolitan Areas throughout the country. As a Contract Supplier selected to provide Mail-order Diabetes Testing Supplies to Medicare Beneficiaries, Home Care Delivered offers customers a wide selection of products, hassle-free ordering, insurance verification, claims processing, and no-charge delivery.
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Eldercare expert Esther Koch says the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder can slash costs, save time, and reduce stress. Unfortunately, few seniors or caregivers know about it.
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NetQuote.com, the largest insurance shopping site on the Web, has added a new function that will streamline the Medicare health plan open enrollment process.
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Medicare PHR Choice offered to Arizona and Utah beneficiaries through 2010.
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Woods Health Services, the Long Term Care Facility at Brethren Hillcrest Homes (Hillcrest) is Pleased to Announce it has Received an Overall Five-Star Rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
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Recently, the government passed a Medicare reform bill. Part of that program provides for Medicare-approved drug discount cards. But people are already worried about how the program will work. And needless to say, the legislation is not simple for seniors to understand. Be aware that card scams have already been identified in many states. The REAL Medicare approved cards will have the Medicare Seal of Approval clearly marked on the front of the card. Valerie VanBooven RN, BSN, PGCM, nationally recognized long-term care expert and author gives the REAL scoop on the new program.
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Nursing homes can not be fully trusted to properly care for residents. Family members of nursing home residents should regularly check their loved ones bodies for signs of abuse, in particular for the warning signs of bedsores. And, if they see a problem, the situation should be reported to senior nursing home staff immediately. If nothing is done to help the resident, family members should contact a lawyer who specializes in nursing home abuse.
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Only Web site that allows seniors to compare plans and save search results,CARxE Volunteer Network Launched to Help Seniors Choose Drug Plans
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KelseyCare Advantage Shines on Medicare CAHPS Survey
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Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period ends March 31, 2009, meaning that seniors who want to make changes to their Medicare plan still have a little time to do so.
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DestinationRx’s price comparison and online enrollment technology wins E-Gov’s Government Solutions Center (GSC) 2005 Pioneer Award. Technology enables Medicare beneficiaries to learn, compare, enroll in the most appropriate Drug Card Program. The DestinationRx technology is a key component of the Prescription Drug and Other Assistance Programs (PDOAP) section on the http://www.medicare.gov (http://www.medicare.gov) website.
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The first Annual Election Period for Medicare Rx, November 15th – December 31st, is here and seniors are still confused. The solution lies with their Boomer children getting involved. Here’s what Boomers need to know.
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The Annual Election Period for the Medicare Prescription Drug Program runs November 15th – December 31st. Unfortunately, many seniors are still confused about choosing a plan. Eldercare expert provides the solution.
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The December 31st deadline to enroll or change Medicare Prescription Drug plans is fast approaching. Unfortunately, seniors are still confused. The solution lies with their Boomer children getting involved to compare plans by using the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Finder at http://www.medicare.gov (http://www.medicare.gov). Here’s what Boomers need to know.
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Check out the New Medicare Changes – The Daily Dunklin DemocratTo get to this website go to www.medicare.gov and click on “facilities and doctors” on the left side of the page. When you do, you will not only be able to compare doctors but also hospitals, nursing homes, and home health agencies. ‘Annual Wellness Visit …
Your end-of-March to-do list – nwlanews.comOr, visit the Medicare website at www.medicare.gov. You also can call Medicare at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227; TTY 1-877-486-2048). March may be a busy time, but if you keep this to-do list handy, staying on top of things should be a spring breeze.
Savvy Senior: How to save money when you hit Medicare’s Part D donut hole – Richmond Times-DispatchTo find cost savings information on generics, less expensive brand-name drugs or mail-order pharmacies, see www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan . Another cost cutter is to buy your medications in bulk. Many pharmacies give discounts if you buy a three-month …
Get clicking for retirement help – Register-GuardCall 1-800-633-4227 (TTY: 877-486-2048) or see www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/10050.pdf. âOnline Social Security Handbook: Your Basic Guide to Social Security Programs,â www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/handbook. PERS/pre-retirement guide, www.oregon.gov …
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