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May 28, 2021 | The Friday Five

May 28, 2021



The Friday Five for May 28, 2021:

  • New CMS Admin Confirmed
  • State of Medicare Advantage 2021
  • Retirement Bill Reintroduced
  • Noom Hopes to Expand
  • Facebook, Instagram New Feature

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Mentioned in this episode:


Chiquita Brooks-LaSure becomes the first Black administrator confirmed to lead Medicare and Medicaid.

How to Hide Like and View Counts on Instagram Posts

Instagram, Facebook give users option to hide likes

S.1770 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform retirement provisions, and for other purposes.

Senate confirms Biden pick to lead Medicare, Medicaid office

Senate Revives Bill to Raise RMD Age, Boost Income Annuities

State of Medicare Advantage 2021

Weight loss app Noom hauls in $540M to expand into diabetes, high blood pressure

You can now hide like counts on Instagram and Facebook


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