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2015 Medicare- Know the Benefits You’re Entitled to at the Best Price!

This is a guest post written by Amy Bigelow. Medicare’s Open-Enrollment Period Runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, 2014 During this time, beneficiaries can make changes to their Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. It’s time to enroll in Part … Continue reading

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Monitoring your Medication Prescriptions – My Ongoing RANT

Well, periodically I get on my prescription medication rant and your role in making sure your prescriptions are correct. So,  here I go again… I recently went to a client’s home and reviewed their medications.  I noted there was a … Continue reading

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Be Careful when Taking Acetaminophen!

For years, acetaminophen has been widely used and considered safe for lowering fever and relieving aches and pains. Advertised as the pain reliever most recommended by doctors, Tylenol is typically found in every medicine cabinet. However, people need to be … Continue reading

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Important Advice for Anyone who Takes 2 or More Medications

**This article is part of my special series about prescription safety. If you or a loved one is currently taking doctor-prescribed medications, it is important that you understand the risks and precautions associated with them. Prescription medications can substantially improve … Continue reading

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Are You Taking too Much of the Same Medication? Top 10 Tips to Avoid Duplication

In a previous post, I talked about making sure you get the correct prescriptions filled. Medication errors can range from a doctor prescribing the wrong medicine to a pharmacy filling the wrong prescription.  Now, I would like to spend a … Continue reading

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Your Health Insurance Claim – DENIED!!!

Have you ever received a denial letter regarding your health insurance coverage?  Do you know of someone who has?  Unfortunately this happens more than I would like to see.   A couple of reasons for denial of your healthcare insurance claim are: Documentation … Continue reading

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What Really Happened to Mom? Private Healthcare Advocates Provide Answers.

Today I was able to do one of my favorite things as a  private healthcare advocate.  That is, providing knowledge and clarity regarding medical conditions and nursing care.  I was contacted by a client who needed to understand his mother’s … Continue reading

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