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COVID: It’s Time To Start A Scare Campaign

I still remember exactly where I was sitting decades ago, during the short film shown in class: For a few painful minutes, we watched a woman talking mechanically, raspily through a hole in her throat, pausing occasionally to gasp for air.

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Drug Plan Finder Can Steer Enrollees To Higher Costs

Medicare’s revamped prescription drug plan finder can steer unwitting enrollees to coverage that costs much more than they need to pay, according to people who help with sign-ups as well as program experts.

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Social Security Error Jeopardizes Medicare Coverage

At least a quarter of a million Medicare beneficiaries may receive bills for as many as five months of premiums they thought they already paid.

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Nursing Home Rehab Ratings Now Online

For the first time, the federal government is shining a spotlight on the quality of rehabilitation care at nursing homes.

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Cities And Counties Unlikely To Heed FDA Warning On Importing Foreign Drugs

Prices of drugs from overseas pharmacies can be as much as 70 percent lower than what people pay in the U.S. because the costs are regulated by the foreign governments.

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Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debates: No Elderly Issues

At the Oct. 9 debate, an elderly man submitted a question which stated: “My immediate need is property tax reduction.”

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