The population of adults 65 and up staying in the workforce continues to grow. These employees are then required to decide between continuing with their employer-sponsored insurance or sign up for Medicare. We will consider the possibilities and determine if one of the options is “better”. More Than 20 Employees […]

65 and Still Working: Medicare or Group Plan?

Marriage and Family Therapy is currently under examination for coverage under Medicare and Medicaid. Photo by cottonbro from Pexels.
The Ultimate Collective Everyone has their own idea of what a family is.  Some assert that families are tight-knit groups of blood relatives while others favor found families of friends.  There are sprawling families, sparse families, families that function as refuges, and families that feel lonely even when they’re together.  […]

Will Medicaid Pay for My Marriage and Family Therapy?

Insulin copays capped due to new Medicare Prescription plans. The savings for Medicare recipients could potentially be hundreds of dollars after the recent announcement at the White House on Tuesday. $35 A Month Insulin copays could be capped at a maximum of $35 a month starting next year. The total […]

Insulin Copays Capped Due to New Benefit

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How to make hand sanitizer at home Can’t get your hands on hand sanitizer? Keep reading to learn how to make hand sanitizer at home using a simple formula provided by Soap and Water is Better Before we dive into the fun DIY stuff it is important to note […]

How to make hand sanitizer at home

CMS announced on April 21st that freestanding Emergency Rooms (ER) in Texas, Colorado, Delaware, and Rhode Island have been temporarily approved to see Medicare and Medicaid enrollees to help reduce pressure seen on hospitals treating COVID-19 patients. Usually, federal regulations do not allow a freestanding ER to bill Medicare and […]

Freestanding ER To See Medicare and Medicaid Patients

Reopening Rejected After considering reopening the markets for several weeks, Fox News reports the Trump administration has rejected reopening amid coronavirus outbreak. Reopening the Obamacare marketplace would have enabled millions of workers – and people who chose not to buy during the enrollment period – to purchase […]

Reopening Rejected

Empower Brokerage Introduces New Medicare Specialist Empower Brokerage is pleased to introduce their newest Medicare specialist, Brian Clark. Mr. Clark joins the Houston team under Sales Director Karen DeGuerin. He first got involved with the Chamber of Commerce in Friendswood through his church. Aside from meeting the mayor, Brian was […]

Empower Brokerage Introduces New Medicare Specialist

Don’t fret over changes in home health care under Medicare. The coverage rules haven’t changed and patients are still entitled to their regular services. Now, there has been a significant change in how agencies who provide these services are being paid. If you feel this may have affected you in […]

Medicare: Changes in Home Health

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The importance of Self-Care One of the biggest trends for 2020 is self-care. When we say self-care, we’re not talking about treating yourself to a spa day or taking that long-awaited vacation.  We’re talking about doing something – just for you – on a regular basis. Self-care is defined as […]

Self-Care Trends for 2020