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Feb 22, 2021

Changes Medicare Beneficiaries May See First Under the New Administration

On January 19, 2021, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule addressing Medicare Part C – Medicare Advantage Plans and Part D Prescription Programs. The rule is far-reaching, but I want to touch on some of the provisions particularly relevant to consumer education and access.» Read More

Jul 15, 2019

New Bill Promises to Streamline New Jersey Medicaid Application Process

The New Jersey legislature has unanimously passed a bill that promises to dramatically improve the implementation of Medicaid throughout the state. The bill has strong support by all stakeholders. Although it is expected that Gov. Murphy will sign the bill, advocates are urging the public to call and encourage him to do so.» Read More

Feb 26, 2019

Evaluate Your Medicare Options While You Still Can

Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans continues to climb.  These managed care plans, otherwise known as Medicare Part C, offer many advantages for healthier seniors.  They have minimal co-pays and deductibles, and generally, cover services that traditional Medicare does not.

However, Medicare Advantage plans are run by private insurance companies and they have managed care plans, which means they restrict your choice of providers. » Read More

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