Not getting quality care? Let us know.

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GDid you know that if you’re unhappy with your medical care, there are ways to let us know? You have the right to get high-quality care, and if you think you haven’t, you can file a complaint. If you disagree with a coverage or payment decision made by Medicare, your Medicare health plan, or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, you […]

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Stroke Awareness—Know the Signs

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GLinda was excited for her monthly appointment with her massage therapist Janine. Linda gets massage therapy to help ease chronic pain. Toward the end of her session, something strange began to happen—Linda’s entire body went numb and she couldn’t move. When she tried to speak, she couldn’t. Janine saw Linda’s mouth drooping on her left […]

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Protect yourself from hepatitis with Medicare

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GDid you know that hepatitis kills close to 1.4 million people every year? Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus, resulting in acute and chronic liver disease. Hepatitis is contagious. For example, the Hepatitis B virus spreads through contact with the blood or other body fluids of an infected person. People […]

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Don’t let brittle bones shatter your life

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GEvery year, more Americans are diagnosed with osteoporosis—a disease that causes bones to weaken and become more likely to break. You may not know that you have this “silent” disease until your bones are so weak that a sudden strain, bump, or fall causes your wrist to break or your hip to fracture. Learn the […]

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Over 65? Age Out Loud!

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/3445b440f204590bde5bbda82dcf20f4?s=96&d=identicon&r=GToday’s older Americans are living longer and better lives. May is Older Americans Month, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate what getting older looks like today. When we come together to celebrate this year’s theme of “Age Out Loud,” we give aging a new voice—one that reflects what you have to say. How can […]

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Landslides, floods cost Sri Lanka $2 billion

GLOBAL FOCUS Email Print Reprints Business Insurance 5/23/2016 5:44 am Heavy rains, floods and landslides have cost Sri Lanka 300 billion Sri Lankan rupees ($2 billion), reported The New Indian Express citing The Sunday Observer. About 83 people have been killed and 600,000 displaced. A total of 125,000 houses have been damaged, while several private […]

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Behind-the-scenes squabbles between Anthem, Cigna

Squabbles have apparently flared up behind the scenes in the proposed $53 billion merger of health insurance giants Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp. According to a Wall Street Journal report Sunday, sources on both sides say the disputes could delay or even threaten any antitrust agreements in pursuit of the deal, announced last summer. The […]

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Arizona referendum repeals benefit hike for public safety plan participants

Arizona voters overwhelmingly passed a referendum to modify pension benefits for existing participants in the $8 billion Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, Phoenix. The measure, which passed with 70% approval on Tuesday, will repeal the permanent benefit increase for members of the first two tiers of the new three-tier system and will create a […]

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Insurers urge anonymous database to help underwrite cyber risks

The Association of British Insurers has called for a national anonymous database of cyber incidents to enable the insurance market to better assess, underwrite and price cyber risks. The London-based ABI said in a statement Tuesday that it hoped that an anonymized database of cyber incidents, including business interruption losses, ransom demands, loss of confidential […]

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Global insurer to pull out of tobacco investments

(Reuters) — French insurer Axa S.A. plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry, citing the impact of smoking on public health, and said it plans to sell its €1.8 billion ($2.02 billion) worth of assets in the sector. Axa said it would divest its €200 million ($224.5 million) of equity holdings in tobacco companies […]

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508A Highway 17S · Surfside Beach, SC · 29575

Phone: 843-238-1416
Fax: 843-238-2131
Toll Free: 800-471-1614

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