Last month, the Biden Administration rescinded proposed Part D changes by the former administration that would've restricted people's access to important categories of drugs, such as antidepressants and immunosuppressants. The Trump Administration made these changes on January 19, one day before Biden's inauguration. The proposed changes pertained to Part D demonstration … [Read more...] about Biden Administration Rescinds Proposed Part D Changes That Would Have Weakened Access to Essential Medications
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California Health Advocates signed onto a letter with Families USA and numerous advocacy organizations across the nation urging the Biden Administration and Congress to ensure that policy proposals advanced in the coming months adhere to the following principles: Our health care systems must deliver high quality care for everyone. Every child, every family, every older … [Read more...] about CHA Urges Biden Administration to Prioritize Policies Addressing COVID-19 Relief & Health Care Access for All
Living in a time of a public health emergency, the current COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to know your extra Medicare protections to access health care when you need it. Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans have certain guidelines they must follow to ensure your access to care. Below is a summary of the important points to know, quoted from the SHIP Technical … [Read more...] about Your Protections to Access Care During COVID-19
How do you feel when surprising a friend with a beautiful bouquet of flowers? Or when posting a sweet note for your partner on the mirror? Or unexpectedly surprising your child with their favorite treat? Or calling a neighbor to offer getting groceries or a friendly conversation during the pandemic? All these actions have some things in common. They are acts of kindness, … [Read more...] about #GivingTuesday ~ A Global Day to Give & Spread Goodness!
Medicare beneficiaries across the country are in the midst of navigating their health care coverage options for 2021. Medicare's annual Open Enrollment, which is from Oct 15 - Dec 7, is in full swing, and is the main time each year that beneficiaries can return to Original Medicare or change their Medicare Advantage and/or Part D drug coverage for the upcoming year. To do this, … [Read more...] about Problems with Medicare Plan Finder Giving Inaccurate Information