Category: Insurance Issues

Four Common Medicare Questions Answered

Whether you’ve been enrolled in Medicare previously, or are about to participate for the first time, we know, it can be confusing! With that in mind, today’s newsletter tackles four common questions related to this valuable, but often complicated, benefit. Question #1: I’ve heard that Medicare will be issuing new ID cards. Why is this… Read on…

Common Themes In Healthcare Today

Today’s healthcare system can be both frustrating and confusing. I know this through firsthand experience since wherever I go, as soon as people learn of my profession, they follow-up with a list (sometimes quite a long list!) of questions. I resist providing too much specific advice – there is quite a bit of “it depends”… Read on…

Managing the Opioid Crisis: More Grey Than Black and White

Opioid addiction is all around us. And, contrary to the prevailing stereotype, it’s not something that only happens to “bad” or “irresponsible” or “other” people. Rather, it crosses race, gender, age and socioeconomic lines. It’s a medical condition – like alcohol addiction or heart disease – and its management requires the same type of responsible… Read on…