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As Social Security Customer Service Problems Persist, Congress Is Stepping In GOBankingRates ~ May 19, 2022

CMS Updates To Simplify, Support Navigation By Kelsey Waddill; HealthPayerIntelligence ~ May 19, 2022

As Covid Surges Again, Masking Rules Are On The Table. Again

Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 19, 2022

FDA OKs At-Home Combined Test For Covid, Flu, And RSV Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 17, 2022

Pay A Little, Get A Little: Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit Misses The Mark From Rita Numerof ; Forbes  ~ May 16, 2022

States Have Yet to Spend Hundreds of Millions of Federal Dollars to Tackle Covid Health Disparities  By Phil Galewitz, Lauren Weber & Sam Whitehead; Kaiser Health News ~ May 16, 2022

The cost of retiree healthcare is climbing— here’s what you should expect to spend By Alessandra Malito; MarketWatch ~  May 16, 2022

Inspectors Find 1 In 4 Medicare Patients Harmed During Hospital Stays Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 13, 2022

Why Won’t More Older Americans Get Their Covid Booster? By Liz Szabo; Kaiser Health News ~ May 12, 2022

Powell: ‘Soft’ economic landing may be out of Fed’s control By Christopher Rugaber; The Associated Press ~ May 12, 2022

Future Covid Funding At Risk In Senate Tussle On Ukraine, Borders Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 11, 2022

How Medicare Advantage plans wrongly deny prior auth requests By Kevin B. O’Reilly; American Medical Association ~ May 11, 2022

US Has Few Funds To Bring To Table At Own Covid Summit Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 10, 2022

White House Sounds Alarm Over Looming Winter Covid Surge Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 09, 2022

Column: Have You Been Denied Care Through Medicare Advantage? From John F. Wasik; Forbes  ~ May 09, 2022

Commentary: How Mail-Order Pharmacies Can Help Seniors On Medicare By David Haass; Forbes  ~ May 07, 2022

Unvaccinated people with heart trouble at greater risk of severe COVID-19 By “HealthDay News”; United Press International ~ May 06, 2022

Healthcare Provider: Telehealth Visits Should Be Protected By Alexa Kimball ; Newsweek ~ May 06, 2022

Senators decry lack of ‘sunlight’ on PBM processes, push for reforms in transparency By Robert King; Fierce Healthcare ~ May 05, 2022

Opinion: The Fed just raised rates by a half point. Here’s what financial advisers think you should do with your money By Megan Leonhardt; Fortune ~ May 04, 2022

Medicare Surprise: Drug Plan Prices Touted During Open Enrollment Can Rise Within a Month By Susan Jaffe; Kaiser Health News ~ May 03, 2022

Covid Climbing Yet Again Throughout US Via KHN Morning Briefing; Kaiser Health News ~  May 03, 2022