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Medicare

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  • How to stick to a prescription drug regimen

    How to stick to a prescription drug regimen
    Americans have a hard time taking their meds. Prescription drugs get more sophisticated, expensive and even confusing. People commonly forget how many pills to take or don't understand how to schedule them. Some leave pricey drugs to languish at the...
  • Savvy Senior: Understanding Medicare's enrollment rules

    Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me a rundown on Medicare's enrollment choices and rules along with when and how to apply? I turn 65 next year and want to make sure I know what to do. — Almost Retired Dear Almost, The strict rules and timetables...
  • Aetna Aims For LGBT Community With Targeted Marketing Test

    Aetna is urging gay customers to "be proud" — and consider buying its coverage — as part of a new, narrow focus to selling health insurance in a business where the individual's buying decision matters more than it used to. The nation's third-...
  • Former medical director of Hollywood clinic gets 5-year prison sentence in Medicare fraud

    The former medical director of a Hollywood psychiatric hospital was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a $5.5 million Medicare fraud scheme, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday. After a six-week jury trial in February,...
  • 'Little purple pill' costs Medicare the most; new numbers released

    'Little purple pill' costs Medicare the most; new numbers released
    In its ongoing effort towards increasing transparency on health care costs, Medicare has released its spending on prescription drugs for 2013. (The numbers may give you heartburn!) Read more at http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150430/NEWS/...
  • Aetna Fined $1M After Thousands Complain About Erroneous Pharmacy Network

    Aetna Fined $1M After Thousands Complain About Erroneous Pharmacy Network
    Aetna has been penalized $1 million by federal Medicare officials after thousands of people complained about the nearly 6,900 pharmacies the insurer listed as in-network when they were really out of network. The 6,887 pharmacies were listed as in-network...
  • East Windsor Parks and Recreation summer jobs

    EAST WINDSOR - The East Windsor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for applicants interested in working in the Snack Bar/Gatehouse, as a Camp Counselor, as a Lifeguard, as well as Water Safety Instructor. Applicants must be 16 years of age and...
  • Community News for Windsor edition

    Local Resident honored at Red Sox Game WINDSOR - Peter Sanders of Windsor recently had the experience of a lifetime when he was honored on the field at Fenway Park prior to the Boston Red Sox game against the Washington Nationals on April 15. Peter was...
  • Paul Sassone: Politicians should follow doctor's advice

    First, do no harm. That ethical principle, taught to all health care students, ought to be demanded of all political candidates. They can do great harm, too. Take, for instance, the recent statements by two presidential candidates, Chris Christie...
  • Anthem Reports Strong Quarter On Medicaid Growth

    Anthem Reports Strong Quarter On Medicaid Growth
    Anthem Inc. reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations as its Medicaid business grew. Anthem of Indianapolis is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, based in Wallingford, the largest insurer in the...
  • A little homework can help you navigate the Medicare maze

    You're eligible for Medicare when you turn 65, but these days, the decision to sign up is not a slam-dunk. For example, after you enroll in Medicare, you can no longer contribute to a health savings account. If, however, you work for a company with fewer...