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Update your Medicare coverage during the Annual Election Period!

Update your Medicare coverage during the Annual Election Period!

Starting next week, Medicare beneficiaries have the option to make changes to their existing healthcare and prescription drug coverage. Each year during the open enrollment period – Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), which runs from October 15th through December...
The importance of kidney health

The importance of kidney health

The kidneys play an important role in everyday health. Kidneys purify the bloodstream, removing waste and toxins, while making additional substances to help keep the body healthy and functioning properly. Given their importance, it is detrimental if kidney function...
Legislation waives the waiting period for ALS patients

Legislation waives the waiting period for ALS patients

In September 2019, legislation was introduced into the House of Representatives to eliminate the waiting period for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and entitlement to Medicare coverage as the result of an SSDI award. Currently, once benefits...
Reducing the 28% income gap for disabled adults

Reducing the 28% income gap for disabled adults

How much extra income does a working-age person with a disability need to match the same standard of living they would enjoy without a disability? Researchers at Stony Brook University, the University of Tennessee, the National Disability Institute, and the Oxford...