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How to Choose a Medicare Plan During the Open Enrollment Period

Choosing a Medicare plan is an important, but difficult decision. During Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15-December 7), use the 4Cs of Medicare – Coverage, Cost, Convenience, and Customer Service – to assess the quality of your current plan and, if needed, find a new one that better fits your needs.

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NCOA Low-Income Improvements Included in House Committees’ Medicare Part D Legislation

This week, two House committees passed legislation that includes NCOA proposals to[...]

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Genetic Testing Fraud: A Concerning Trend

A high-cost diagnostic test that can easily be marketed to the masses is a bright, shiny object to the health care con artist. There are numerous reports that scammers are using “fear factor” messaging to vulnerable seniors anxious to diagnose existing health concerns and proactively identify future medical conditions.

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Getting Ready for 2019 Medicare Open Enrollment

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) begins October 15. You’ll have[...]

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Aging Policy Priorities on the Horizon

The current session of Congress is focused on a number of issues important to older Americans and those who serve them. Here’s a look at the key policy priorities that may see movement this year.

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A Guide to Medicare Advantage/Part C Costs

Medicare covers a wide range of medical services, but most are not free. Here’s what you should expect to pay out-of-pocket throughout the year if you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage/Part C plan.

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5 Healthy Aging Tips Every Woman Should Know

Women are often the first line of defense when protecting their family’s health, but in doing so tend to put their concerns on the back burner. These quick tips can help keep you happy and healthy as you juggle your everyday responsibilities.

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