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Report Finds Major Flaws, Needed Improvements in the Federal Medicare Shopping Tool

When it comes to making health care insurance decisions, older Americans are told they can depend on the Medicare Plan Finder (MPF) to get reliable and accessible information. In fact, a new report finds that the federal government’s online tool to help Medicare beneficiaries and others obtain information and make decisions about coverage options in fee-for-service and Medicare Parts C and D is not delivering on that promise.

NCOA Celebrates 10 Years of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Ten years ago, the NCOA and a coalition of organizations created Falls Prevention Awareness Day to encourage people to prevent falls. In the first decade, more than 14 million people have participated in events across the country.