How Mail Order Prescriptions Can Save You Time and Money | Medicare Plan Finder

How Mail Order Prescriptions Can Save You Time and Money

Anastasia Iliou Ancillary, Fitness & Health, Medicare, News

Did you know that you can order your prescriptions online and save money? That’s right – no more rushing to get to the pharmacy on time or having to ask someone to pick up your prescriptions for you. You may even be able to schedule your prescriptions to deliver exactly when you need them with automatic refills! Pros and Cons …

Cigna and Express Scripts

What is the Cigna and Express Scripts deal?

Kelsey Davis News

What is the Cigna and Express Scripts deal? Cigna and Express Scripts announced their 54 billion dollar merger in March of 2018. Cigna provides coverage to 95 million beneficiaries around the world and Express Scripts helps fill 1.4 billion prescriptions annually. The goal of this merger is to create both affordable and personalized healthcare for consumers. Cigna and Express Scripts …

CVS and Aetna

What is the CVS and Aetna deal?

Kelsey Davis News

What is the CVS and Aetna Merger? Last year, CVS provided prescriptions to an estimated 94 million customers while Aetna provided coverage to an estimated 22 million. In a $69 million dollar deal, CVS officially purchased Aetna on November 28, 2018. The CVS and Aetna deal will strengthen the two companies, create better care coordination, and improve costs for beneficiaries …

President George H.W. Bush

Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Kelsey Davis News

Remembering President George H.W. Bush President George H.W. Bush was a humble and ambitious leader who died on November 30, 2018, at the age of 94. He was responsible for walking the U.S. through important milestones like the Americans with Disabilities Act, Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, and Operation Just Cause. He will be remembered as a veteran, congressman, vice president, …

New Medicare Cards Are Coming | MedicarePlanFinder

New Medicare Cards 2018

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New Medicare Cards 2018 New Medicare cards have been shipped across the country, but if you live in KY, LA, MI, MS, MO, OH, TN, Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands, they are on the way. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out new Medicare cards starting April 2018. If you are in the above states, your …

Stay Away From Medicare Scams | MedicarePlanFinder

Medicare Scams to be Aware of

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Medicare Scams to be Aware of The Annual Enrollment Period is quickly approaching. Starting October 15, you are able to purchase or change your Medicare coverage until December 7. What does this mean for you? You are able to get the best coverage for your needs and budget. What does this mean for scammers? They are looking for your private …

Can We Treat Mental Illness with LSD? | MedicarePlanFinder

Can We Treat Mental Illness with LSD?

Anastasia Iliou General, News

Can We Treat Mental Illness with LSD? Did you know that LSD was originally created as a blood stimulant? That’s right, it was never intended to be used as a psychedelic drug. In fact, from the drug’s inception up until 1967 (when it became illegal), psychiatrists experimented with using LSD as a treatment for depression. LSD Treatment Testing in 2018 …

New Medicare Benefits Thanks To Chronic Care Act | MedicarePlanFinder

New Medicare Benefits Thanks To CHRONIC Care Act

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New Medicare Benefits Thanks To CHRONIC Care Act Last month, Congress introduced the CHRONIC Care Act. The title “CHRONIC” stands for “Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic Care.” It is designed to help seniors with chronic illnesses and disabilities who benefit from both Medicare and Medicaid. New Medicare Advantage Benefits With the CHRONIC Care Act, Medicare Advantage plans …

City Of Lubbock Retiree Health Care Changes | Medicare Plan Finder

City of Lubbock Retiree Healthcare Changes

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Retiree Benefit Changes In Lubbock, TX The city of Lubbock, TX is making major changes for Medicare-eligible retirees for 2018. On January first, Lubbock beneficiaries will enter an HRA (Health Reimbursement Account) instead of their current medical benefits plan. Will these benefit changes in Lubbock affect you? What Does This Mean? If you’re one of 625 Lubbock city retirees, you …

Health Care and Coverage Around The World | MedicarePlanFinder

Health Care Around The World

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Health Care Around The World With all of the coming changes to health insurance, are you curious what other countries do for health coverage? Let’s take a look at health care around the world. The U.K. & The Commonwealth Essentially everyone in the U.K. has access to free health care. Even visitors receive free emergency care! That comes with a different …