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February 14, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 14, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 14, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for February 14, 2020:

  • 2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice Part II
  • The ACP and Medicare for all
  • 1 in 5 Operations Could Lead to Surprise Medicare Bill
  • Study on American Credit Card Balances & Limits
  • Making the Best of Being Quarantined at Sea

Bonus: Last-minute Valentine gift ideas 💘

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

2021 Medicare Advantage Advance Notice Part 1 – Risk Adjustment

2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice Part II Fact Sheet

1 in 5 Operations May Lead to “Surprise” Bills – Even When In-Network, Study Finds

CMS Proposes Significant Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D for 2021 and Beyond

Doctors group breaks from health care industry with support for ‘Medicare for All’

Here’s a top reason American are carrying an average credit card balance of over $6,200

Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Contract Year 2021 and 2022 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescriptions Drug Benefit Program, Medicaid Program, Medicare Cost Plan Program, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Medicare Managers Hope to Life Agent Referral Fee Cap

Out-of-Network Bills for Privately Insured Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery With In-Network Primary Surgeons and Facilities

Quarantined By Coronavirus, Cruise Ship Passengers Make ‘Life-Long Friends’

Surprise Billing in Elective Surgery

These Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts Will Make You Seem So Thoughtful

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2020

We Found the 20 Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts on Amazon – and They’re All Under $50

What Real People Actually Want For Valentine’s Day

 

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February 7, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 7, 2020 | The Friday Five

February 7, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for February 7, 2020:

  • Medicaid Block Grants
  • CVS Board Changes
  • Food as Medicine?
  • Acupuncture & Medicare
  • Medicare & Next Gen Sequencing for Ovarian and Breast Cancer

 

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5 Things to Know About Trump’s Medicaid Block Grant Plan

CMS Expands Coverage of Next Generation Sequencing as a Diagnostic Tool for Patients with Breast and Ovarian Cancer

CMS finalizes decision to cover Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain for Medicare beneficiaries

Former Aetna CEO to Leave CVS Board

Kroger Is Testing ‘Food as Medicine’ With Food Prescriptions for Customers

Pennsylvania rejects Trumps new Medicaid offer

Spotify is buying Bill Simmons’s The Ringer to boost its podcast business

Trump administration announces Medicaid funding overhaul

 

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January 31, 2020 | The Friday Five

January 31, 2020 | The Friday Five

January 31, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for January 31, 2020:

  • Smart Bandages
  • 2020 Health Care Policy Definitions
  • What Do Americans Prefer: Student Loan Forgiveness or Free Health Care?
  • Coronavirus Update
  • The Agent Survival Guide Has a New Home & Updated Look!

 

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Color-changing bandages detect and treat drug-resistant infections

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U.S. Elections 2020: Understanding What’s At Stake For Health Care

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Skinny Fire Wings: Healthy Hacks for Your Favorite Snacks: Healthy Hot Wings

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*Sarah’s Recommended Modifications: Add two cloves of garlic, substitute olive oil for butter, substitute milk for heavy cream, use two teaspoons sriracha rather than hot sauce, substitute Monterey Jack or Colby Jack for white cheddar cheese

 

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January 24, 2020 | The Friday Five

January 24, 2020 | The Friday Five

January 24, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for January 24, 2020:

  • Google, Health Care, and AI
  • 2020 Healthcare Legislation from CA
  • Coronavirus
  • Apple Watch Connect
  • Scientists now know why stress turns our hair gray
 
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Chinese cities cancel New Year celebrations, travel ban widens in effort to stop coronavirus outbreak

For 2020, California Goes Big on Health Care

Google CEO eyes major opportunity in health care, says it will protect privacy

How dangerous is coronavirus?

Scientists discover ‘why stress turns hair white’

Tylenol a cancer risk? California considers warning on common painkiller acetaminophen

 

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January 17, 2020 | The Friday Five

January 17, 2020 | The Friday Five

January 17, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for January 17, 2020:

  • Oscar & Cigna Teaming Up
  • Screening Kids for Toxic Stress in CA
  • Smart Contact Lenses
  • Sweethearts Are BACK!
  • Our Newest FREE eBook – Now Available for Download!
 
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