Emily Schellin



President Trump recently announced that telehealth services will be expanded to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Medicare now covers telehealth and this means providers will be reimbursed the same way they are for in-person consultations. Communicating with one’s provider virtually allows patients to avoid office or hospital visits, where […]

Medicare Covers Telehealth


Does the Weather Affect Our Health? We have always believed our health has been at least somewhat affected by the weather. Most common are arthritis sufferers who can almost predict the weather based on their joints. While it is hard to ignore what our bodies have been able to tell […]

Does the Weather Affect Our Health?



For many older adults, health issues and limitations can keep them from socializing the way they once did. Pet therapy for senior citizens is quickly becoming an uplifting experience for them. Mostly living alone, seniors can struggle with depression, loneliness, and poor physical health. Linda Anderson works with seniors in […]

Pet Therapy for Senior Citizens


As the leading cause of dementia, nearly 5 million people struggle with Alzheimer’s in the U.S. Starting with memory loss and confusion, patients will then experience difficulties with speech and thinking. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s and the cause remains unknown. However, a newly discovered protein has become a […]

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s


New Empower Agent Specializes in Medicare Empower Brokerage is pleased to introduce their newest agent, Brian Clark, who specializes in Medicare. Mr. Clark joins the Houston team under Sales Director Karen DeGuerin. He first got involved with the Chamber of Commerce in Friendswood through his church. Aside from meeting the […]

New Empower Agent Specializes in Medicare



Oscar Health, out of New York, recently did their part to lower prescription drug costs. There is now a cap on insulin costs under Oscar Health. The company announced its individual plan members will pay only $3 for a month’s supply. This plan will include 100 commonly used drugs, including […]

Insulin Costs Under Oscar Health


When coming in contact with the coronavirus, how close is close enough to catch it? Authorities in the U.S. have taken great measures to ensure anyone flying in from China is quarantined upon arrival. Even so, with such drastic measures, officials advise U.S. residents to go about their regular business. […]

Coming in Contact with the Coronavirus


With elections coming up, politicians are quick to criticize unexpected medical bills. Unfortunately, they aren’t as quick to act on their promise. Recently, new “surprise billing legislation” was written up and candidates must now decide where they stand. These surprise bills are a form of so-called patient extortion unique to […]

Unexpected Medical Bills