Beware of scams during Medicare open enrollment

Every year during health insurance open enrollment season, scammers try to dupe unsuspecting consumers into sharing their personal information.

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COVID-19 vaccine should be available for senior living residents & staff members by December

A COVID-19 vaccine should be available for assisted living community, independent living community and nursing home residents and staff members by December or January, federal officials said Wednesday.

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High-Quality Care for Medicare Beneficiaries Continues as Medicare Health and Drug Plans Receive Star Ratings

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Medicare beneficiaries will continue to have access to high-quality Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans in 2021.

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Georgia Steers Virus Aid To Care Homes As Rapid Tests Arrive

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday that $113 million in federal coronavirus relief funds will be made available to nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

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HHS announces $20 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding; Assisted living eligible

The federal government on Thursday announced $20 billion in new funding for assisted living communities and other providers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Providers can start applying on Monday.

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Tennessee's elderly increasingly become victims of abuse, financial exploitation

Tennessee's elderly are increasingly becoming the victims of abuse and financial exploitation, state officials announced Wednesday.

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President Trump pledges $200 prescription drug coupons to 33 million Medicare beneficiaries

President Trump on Thursday pledged to send $200 prescription drug coupons to 33 million Medicare beneficiaries “in the coming weeks,” a political ploy to curry favor with seniors who view drug prices as a priority.

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These tips can help you save money on prescription drugs

Chances are high that most retirees are paying too much for their Medicare health and drug plans, says The Senior Citizens League (TSCL).

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Florida seniors, students to get priority for free rapid COVID-19 testing

A day after President Donald Trump announced a plan to disperse 150 million rapid coronavirus tests, Gov. Ron DeSantis said that seniors and students in Florida will be priorities for testing.

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