MEDICARE AND THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

During this period of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have enacted some changes to ease the confusion and costs of those being affected by the virus. In these unprecedented times, we are looking to offer some clarity to Medicare Beneficiaries looking for information on changes and benefits that may affect them. Read more

What is Pennsylvania’s Community HealthChoices Program?

Pennsylvania’s Community HealthChoices (CHC) is a relatively new Medicaid program that uses managed care organizations (MCOs) to eliminate healthcare confusion and see that you get the health and wellness you need.  The CHC program was designed to:

  • Make Medicare, Medicaid, and additional services work more fluidly, so you can maximize all the benefits available.
  • Make home living accommodations like ramps, handrails and vehicle modifications so people can live on their own and safe
  • Improve quality of life situations, proactive healthcare, places to live and transportation inefficiencies

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How to Switch Medicare Plans During Open Enrollment

OK boomer, so you think you made the wrong choice during Medicare’s Annual Election Period.  Now what?  The Medicare Open Enrollment Period will allow you to make changes to an existing Medicare plan.  Keep reading to find out if you’re eligible to use this enrollment period and how to make a change.

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