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Humana Medicare Telehealth
Humana Expanding Telehealth for Medicare Advantage Members Humana is investing $100 million in Heal, a startup telehealth company, to bring in-person primary care to the home through house calls and telemedicine appointments. Through an easy-to-use app and website, patients can schedule a telemedicine appointment or an in-home visit from a […]

Humana Expanding Telehealth for Medicare Advantage Members

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How To File A Medicare Advantage Appeal If you have a Medicare Advantage plan then you are already aware that it covers all of Part A and Part B services. In addition, most Medicare Advantage plans offer prescription drug coverage (also known as Part D), along with vision, hearing, and dental […]

How To File A Medicare Advantage Appeal

Retire the Right Way Nearing retirement can be both exciting and scary. I mean, haven’t you been waiting for this day since you entered the workforce? While you should be looking forward to retirement, it is also a time to make sure your finances are in order and find out […]

Retire the Right Way

Medicare Advantage waive copay
Medicare Advantage Insurers Waiving Cost-Sharing In response to the COVID-19 emergency, many Medicare Advantage (the private-plan alternative to traditional Medicare) insurers are voluntarily waiving cost-sharing requirements for COVID-19 treatment. This cost-share waiver applies to copays, coinsurance, and deductibles. UnitedHealthcare, for example, has a $0 copy for covered primary care provider […]

Medicare Advantage Insurers Waiving Cost-Sharing

States Re-Open Nursing Homes As the United States attempts to re-open, nursing facilities have started to follow suit. Some are finally allowing visitors in order to lift the spirits of residents and their loved ones. Since the beginning of the pandemic, nursing homes have been completely off-limits to visitors. Now, […]

States Re-Open Nursing Homes

$1.6 Billion to Expedite COVID Vaccine
U.S. Commits $1.6 Billion to Expedite COVID Vaccine The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) along with the Department of Defense (DoD) announced it will be investing $1.6 billion to expedite a COVID vaccine. According to their Press Release the pharmaceutical company, a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation […]

U.S. Commits $1.6 Billion to Expedite COVID Vaccine

Medicare isn’t free, and depending on your coverage needs your out-of-pocket could continue to rise according to a report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. The study expects prices for premiums and out-of-pocket prescription drug costs could be somewhere up to $130,000 for men and $146,000 for women. Medicare costs […]

Medicare Costs Are High: Where Is Your Money Going

What seniors should expect when dealing with Medicare? Today we go over Hot topics that await in the 2020-2021 season! Why Medicare Reviews are important Why is an annual Medicare review important? Medicare plans and the coverage they provide change every year. Your doctor might not be in your plan’s […]

Medicare 2020-2021: What Seniors Should Expect

Elective Procedures Safety Measures The coronavirus pandemic has left people with many unanswered questions, such as questioning the status of their elective health care procedures. Some are wondering whether or not they should keep their elective care appointments or stay away from the doctor’s office altogether. Elective services that have […]

Elective Procedures Safety Measures

How Covid-19 Attacks the Lungs
How Covid-19 Attacks the Lungs In a recent New York Times video a detailed animation shows how coronavirus attacks the lungs. In the video, chest scans from a generally healthy 59-year-old man with coronavirus are analyzed. Just days before the scans were taken this patient was asymptomatic. The scans show […]

How Covid-19 Attacks the Lungs