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March 26, 2021 | The Friday Five

March 26, 2021



The Friday Five for March 26, 2021:

  • Xavier Becerra confirmed as HHS secretary
  • CMS Payment Model Updates
  • USPS Delivering for America 10-Year Plan
  • Anthem to acquire myNEXUS
  • Ritter Insurance Marketing Holding D-SNP Summit (Register Now!)
Mentioned in this episode:


Anthem, Inc. To Acquire myNEXUS, Home Health Benefits Manager

Becerra squeaks through confirmation vote to become HHS secretary

Delivering for America PDF

Delivering for America Summary PDF

Disney+: Every New Move & TV Show Coming in April 2021

Here are the payment models CMS has either pulled for review or delayed

Kids love Squishmallows: Here’s what they are, and why they’re so hard to find

Postmaster General announces 10-year plan including longer mail delivery times and cuts to post office hours

Register to attend Ritter Insurance Marketing’s D-SNP Summit!

Squishmallow toy craze: Where do I get one? What is the cost?

Squishmallows went viral in 2020 and are quickly becoming Gen Z’s Beanie Babies

What’s New on Netflix in April 2021


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What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

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