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June 26, 2020 | The Friday Five

June 26, 2020


The Friday Five for June 26, 2020:

  • New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Announce COVID-19 Travel Restrictions
  • What's the Impact of COVID-19 on Medicare Beneficiaries?
  • Hospital Price Transparency Ruling
  • J.D. Power Medicare Advantage Study and Communication
  • Highlights from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference Keynote (WWDC20)


Mentioned in this episode:


Apple reimagines the iPhone experience with iOS 14


CMS COVID-19 Data Release FAQ

Hospitals Sued to Keep Prices Secret. They Lost.

In blow to hospitals, judge rules for HHS in price transparency case

J.D. Power gives Medicare Advantage plans bad marks on communicating with members

Keys to Client Retention: Digital Communication

Keys to Client Retention: Face-to-Face Communication

Medicare Advantage Plans Struggle to Communicate Effectively with Members, J.D. Power Finds

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut impose 14-day quarantine on travelers from coronavirus hotspot states

Preliminary Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot

Trump Administration Issues Call to Action Based on New Data Detailing COVID-19 Impacts on Medicare Beneficiaries

White House wins ruling on health care price disclosure

WWDC 2020 Special Event Keynote – Apple

WWDC Power Up Playlist on Apple Music

WWDC Power Up Playlist on Spotify



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