Third ad in “People Are Talking About Obamacare” series of 30-second TV spots from Florida CHAIN (Community Health Action Information Network – www.floridachain.org). Real, “everyday” Floridians share stories and plain facts about how much the Affordable Care Act has already helped and will continue to help them, their peers, families, friends and neighbors. In this spot, the truth is shared about how Obamacare actually saves hundreds of millions in Medicare fraud, waste and overpayments, strengthening the program moving forward.
Carol has a Medicare Advantage Plan- Humana Gold. She suffers from chronic depression, bone loss and has had four back surgeries so she takes pain medication as well. She has about eight prescription drugs she takes regularly. She fell into the Medicare donut hole for the first time in July, 2012. She didn’t pick up […]
South Florida Seniors Come Together to Educate the Public on How Health Reform Has Improved Their Lives Press Release: October 9, 2012 Contact: Leah Barber-Heinz 850-294-6087 [email protected] South Florida – It is a familiar scene in South Florida – several older women sitting around the kitchen table talking about their lives, their grandchildren and, in this […]
Click here to watch a 20 minute from Kaiser Family Foundation to help you better understand the Affordable Care Act and Medicare.
January 4, 2012– Click here for a Fact Sheet on what’s new in Medicare in 2012 under the Affordable Care Act.
Click here to view the slide show and here for the audio recording of a presentation given by the Medicare Rights Center and Florida CHAIN.
The 16-page manual, “Medicare: 6 things you need to know now,” lists, for example, the many preventive medical services that are fully covered under the law for those in the original Medicare program. These include prostate and colon cancer screenings, mammograms, flu shots and pneumonia vaccinations. The guide also explains how prescription drug costs will decrease once Medicare beneficiaries reach the so-called doughnut hole — the point in Medicare drug plans at which beneficiaries have paid the full amount in the past for medications.