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Pharma, drug

New Prescription Drug Pricing Law Brings “Substantial” Reform

On Aug. 16, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which rose from the ashes of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), a bill that failed to pass in 2021 after it could not gather enough support in the Senate.

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rental

How to Take The Sting Out Of 50% Higher Car Rental Prices

When making your travel budget, don’t assume that lodging and airfare will be your biggest expense. Now, more than ever, rental cars are shaping up to be one of the biggest aspects of people’s vacation budgets.

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Medicare Advantage, Medicare

What Medicare Part A’s Belly-Up Date Means For You

At its current pace, Medicare’s Hospital Insurance trust fund will run out of money in 2028, according to the June 2022 Medicare trustees report.

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fraud, medicare fraud

5 ways to protect yourself from Medicare fraud

Medicare fraud is big business, and like most businesses, it has adapted to the new environment of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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pensions

Rejected By Courts, Retirees Take Last Shot To Save Pensions

Dave Muffley thought he had it made when it came to a solid retirement. The Indiana man spent roughly 30 years as a salaried maintenance technician for Delphi Corp., a subsidiary of General Motors Corp., and expected to retire with a comfortable income by the time he hit 62. 

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Social

Social Security Expansion Act: Good Bottom Line For Retirees

It is fortunate for us that U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders, D-VT, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are persistent advocates. These lawmakers have introduced their latest version of a bill to expand the Social Security program.

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