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December 3, 2019

A doctor’s prescription for Medicare patients seeking a better deal

By: Jeffrey Bryer The Inquirer Updated: December 3, 2019 Facing troubling episodes of anxiety and depression, a woman in her late…

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December 1, 2019

Medicare Scams To Watch Out For

By M.E. Chidiac Forbes December 1, 2019 “Hello, this is Medicare calling. Your coverage is about to be cancelled.” This…

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November 21, 2019

There’s still time to make changes to your Medicare plan. Here’s why that matters

Sarah O’Brien @SARAHTGOBRIEN PUBLISHED THU, NOV 21 2019, 9:21 AM EST CNBC KEY POINTS Medicare beneficiaries have until Dec. 7…

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November 8, 2019

Assessing The Redesigned Medicare Plan Finder Tool: Room For Improvement

Brian E. McGarry, Nicole Maestas, David C. Grabowski Health Affairs NOVEMBER 8, 2019 October 15 marked the start of another…

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November 5, 2019

7 steps to understanding Medicare

BY KUTV NOVEMBER 5TH 2019 First things first, what is Medicare? Medicare is a federal health insurance program that pays…

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October 14, 2019

Patients, Doctors and Advocates Applaud Governor Newsom’s Signature on SB 600

(Sacramento, CA) – The health plan practice of routinely denying fertility preservation for individuals undergoing medical treatments such as chemotherapy will…

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September 10, 2019

California congressional delegation needs to protect patients against surprise medical bills

CalMatters By Liz Helms The rising cost of health care places undue stress and financial burdens on patients already struggling…

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August 13, 2019

Cancer patients are being denied drugs, even with doctor prescriptions and good insurance

By: Carmen George The Fresno Bee August 2, 2019 Norma Smith was diagnosed with stage-three cancer in December. There are…

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May 30, 2019

My Patient Rights Expands to Help Consumers throughout the Nation Advocate for the Health Care they Need

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Chronic Care Policy Alliance, an extension of the California Chronic Care Coalition, announced the national roll out of My…

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May 30, 2019

My Patient Rights Expands to Help More Patients in Need

  Since 2017, My Patient Rights has helped consumers in 17 states navigate a complex health care system. We’re proud…

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May 29, 2019

Opinion: Has your insurer denied a medical claim? Stand up for your rights

By Liz Helms STAT News Imagine that you need surgery to correct a serious condition. You have health insurance, so…

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October 26, 2017

Could Your Health Insurance Be Costing You Money at the Pharmacy?

MAGNOLIA, TEXAS — In February, Dave Jensen, a 46-year-old firefighter from Phoenix, got an antibiotic prescription from his usual pharmacy…

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July 25, 2017

CCCC & CCPA Voice Concern Regarding Recent Federal Health Care Senate Vote

Sacramento, Calif. – California Chronic Care Coalition and Chronic Care Policy Alliance President and CEO Liz Helms released the following statement…

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