Monthly Archives: April 2011

California stops paying cost avoidance Medicare Part B premiums for Medicare eligible Medi-Cal applicants

Effective as of April 1, 2011, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will stop paying cost avoidance Medicare Part B premiums for Medicare eligible Medi-Cal applicants and beneficiaries.  This is unless beneficiaries meet their Share of Cost (SOC) in … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Save Gas And Improve Fuel Economy

  As gas prices continue to go up, you can take many steps to ease the burden on your pockets.  Obviously, you can walk, catch a bus, ride a bike or even carpool in order to save money.  But if … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Get An Insurance Quote from Independent Insurance Brokers & Medicare Insurance Advisors

  To get a free, instant quote from our company, check out our website at http://www.iibrokers.net .  Then follow these steps: On the left hand side of our website, “Our Services”, simply choose which health plans you are looking for. … Continue reading

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Study: Stroke Survival Better for Senior Citizens Living in Sociable Neighborhoods

A recent study published by the American Heart Association revealed that for seniors living in a supportive or closely-knit environments, stroke survival rates was better than other health or socioeconomic factors.  According to the research published in Stroke: Journal of … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Eating Carrots

 Many vegetables are known to help prevent diseases and maintain healthy immune systems.  Some are good for the heart, while some excel in helping to get rid our bodies of unwanted toxins that otherwise cause harm to our bodies tissues and cells.  … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About CDHP’s

A “Consumer-Driven Health Plan” (CDHP), is an effective way for employers to provide cost-effective healthcare to their employees.  For instance, if an employee pays cash out-of-pocket to his/her doctor, their employer would reimburse the cost for their visit.  This process … Continue reading

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Plant a Vegetable Garden in April

The Spring season is here and what could be perfect than to plant a vegetable garden this month in time for a summer season harvest.  Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this time of the year … Continue reading

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