CHA in the News!

CHA staff have been interviewed, quoted and mentioned in numerous news articles in the last few months. These articles cover a variety of topics including long-term care, Medigap, Part D prescription drug coverage, health care reform and Medicare fraud:

2 Million Beneficiaries Missing Out on Discounted Drug Coverage
January 6, 2011
Washington Ratchets Up the Fight Against Medicare Fraud
January 4, 2011 Time Magazine
Medicare Primer
December 28, 2010
CLASS Act Program Eventually Will Help with Care Costs
December 27, 2010 Sacramento Bee
Medicare Changes for 2011, Costs Outlined
December 19, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
State Insurance Officials Approve Rules For Descriptions Of Health Policies
December 15, 2010
Few Seniors Have Long-Term Care Insurance
December 14, 2010
Insurers Unlikely To Pay For Family Care Of The Elderly
December 14, 2010 National Public Radio
Health Care Reform Explained & Your Questions Answered: The New Health Care Law and Medigap
December 6, 2010 AARP Bulletin
Long-Term-Care Rate Hikes Loom
December 6, 2010
Who’s Watching the NAIC Henhouse? – Regulatory, Legislative and Tax Issues
November 22, 2010 National Underwriter Life and Health
Medicare: How to Navigate the Maze
December 2010
Talking About Medicare Fraud
November 1, 2010
Protect Yourself Against Medicare Fraud
October 29, 2010 New York Times
Health care reform Q&A: CLASS Act, long-term care
October 27, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle

Karen Joy Fletcher

Our blogger Karen Joy Fletcher is CHA’s Communications Director. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she is the online “public face” of the organization, provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare and other health care issues. She is responsible for digital content creation, management of CHA’s editorial calendar, and managing all aspects of CHA’s social media presence. She loves being a “communicator” and enjoys networking and collaborating with the passionate people and agencies in the health advocacy field. See her current articles.