July 9, 2021
The Friday Five for July 9, 2021:
- Medicare DVH Expansion
- HHS & Surprise Medical Bills
- Summer Reading for Advisors
- Breathing Exercises to Lower Blood Pressure?
Mentioned in this episode:
HHS Announces Rule to Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills
5-Minute Daily Breathing Exercise May Equal Meds in Lowering Blood Pressure
10 Books Advisors Should Read This Summer
Baked Feta 'TikTok Pasta': We Need To Talk About Where It Really Came From
Beware Of 'Shrinkflation,' Inflation's Devious Cousin
Endless Thread – “Shrinkflation”
First rules to protect patients from unexpected medical bills issued by agencies
Most surprise medical bills to end under new rule
No Surprises Act Regs Leave Out Broker Comp Disclosure Regs
One way companies are concealing higher prices: Smaller packages
The Health 202: Expansions could be coming to Medicare
TikTok made me buy it
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