Tag Archive: Medicare

Mar 28

Longview talks Medicaid: Forum to discuss expansion, improved healthcare, economic benefit for Texas

Local members of Organizing for Action have scheduled an April 2 public forum in Longview to discuss the benefits of the Medicaid expansion that is part of the Affordable Care Act. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann. Carl Walters II, CEO of WellnessPointe; Kim Nesvig, Interim Executive Director …

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Jul 30

What healthcare reform means to you

By Jason Alderman Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. But now that the Supreme Court has upheld much of the act’s constitutionality, it’s a good time to review key provisions that have already gone live and …

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Jun 26

Good Shepherd Classicare Medicare Fair

Mary Retallack, Coordinator of Senior Program for Good Shepherd Classicare, spoke today on the Medicare Fair in Longview, Texas.  Check out the video. http://youtu.be/BLBwAOCEBW0

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May 22

Prepare your kids for summer job expenses

By Jason Alderman High school and college students hoping to find temporary jobs may be in for a tough time this summer – once again – as they compete with older, more experienced workers in a still-struggling economy. But if your kid is fortunate enough to find work, there are a few things he or …

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Mar 07

Shingles: Medicare to pay for vaccine

Anyone who has suffered from shingles knows the pain is excruciating. Shingles produces a blistering skin rash that lasts from 2-4 weeks. It usually appears on just one side of your body, most often on the torso or face. You also may have a fever, headache, chills or an upset stomach. When the blisters finally …

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Feb 07

SBDC will offer payroll law workshops

The Kilgore College Small Business Development Center will host the first of a new series of “coffee connections” workshops for small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs called “Payroll Law 2012.” The seminar is set for 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 1, in the KCSBDC Boardroom, located at 911 NW Loop 281, Suite 209 (Austin …

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Jan 05

Medicare in the new year

By Bob Moos The New Year brings improvements and other changes to Medicare. Here’s a brief rundown of what you can expect in 2012. • Original Medicare covers more preventive services. Screenings for cardiovascular disease and obesity have been added to the preventive services available at no out-of-pocket cost to people with Medicare. The new …

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Oct 13

Medicare open enrollment comes early

By Jason Alderman If you’re enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15, 2011 – December 7, 2011. That’s Medicare’s 2012 Open Enrollment period – and you should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past. Aside from exceptions made for a few special circumstances, this is …

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