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Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness and death among vulnerable residents living together in close … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit long-term care facilities and the senior population the hardest, especially in Arizona, where over 77% of deaths are in people 65+. In addition, deaths in long-term care … more
If you have Medicare and want to be tested for coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19, the Trump Administration has good news. Medicare covers tests with no out-of-pocket costs. You can get tested in … more
On behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, I’d like to thank all those who work in nursing facilities --- doctors, nurses, food preparers, housekeepers and others --- for … more
At Medicare, we understand you may have concerns about going to your doctor’s office during the COVID-19 pandemic; like so many Americans, our Medicare beneficiaries are rightly observing social distancing guidelines to protect themselves and others from possible infection. more
At Medicare, we understand you may have concerns about going to your doctor’s office during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Like so many Americans, our Medicare beneficiaries … more
Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our Medicare beneficiaries cope with the pandemic. more
Did you sign up for a Medicare Advantage health plan last year only to find that it doesn’t meet your needs? Not to worry. You still have time to switch to another Medicare Advantage plan, or return to Original Medicare. more
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