‘While Medicare Advantage plans are required to cover everything covered by original Medicare, they aren’t required to cover them in the same way or for the same price.’
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New York’s municipal retirees prevailed in New York State Supreme court on Tuesday when Judge Lyle Frank delayed the implementation of the mayor’s plan to shift them from traditional Medicare to privately-managed Medicare Advantage.
Here’s why. M...
The email has been coming in fast and furious…four and five a day over the last several weeks. And those TV commercials! Plentiful all year ‘round, they’re now on steroids. You know the ones; celebrity shill familiar to baby- boomers telling us how we can get more out of Medicare.
Trouble is those are insurance-company commercials, not ads for the federal government program.
Here are two from UnitedHealthcare, the AARP®-endorsed insurance company.
Toni, Get ready for Medicare Annual Enrollmen...
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New York City is sitting on the leading edge of a major storm that’s about to make landfall: How and where is the city going to house its burgeoning senior citizen population? If left unresolved, its impact will have dire and far-reaching consequences that will encompass many sectors of our economy and social structure.
Interviews with community and religious leaders about the measles outbreak in New York City and Rockland county, NY, and analysis of events.
The Trump administration’s odd relationship with American Jews was on full display last week in Jerusalem. There, a multitude of end-times obsessed evangelical politicians gathered at the new U.S. Embassy to fantasize about Kingdom Come. U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who, having wantonly chosen politics over their obligations to the founding principles of both the United States and Israel, reveled in the spectacle attended them.
But nearly lost in the di...
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Hillary Clinton’s refusal, or inability, to recognize that the outcome of this election rests on voters’ negative perceptions and feelings about the status quo rather than on competence, experience, and temperament is going to be her undoing. It’s how we’re going to end up with President Donald J. Trump in January. For what it’s worth I’ve been saying this since he announced – check my social-media posts.