Social Security Changes For Retirees in 2019

Beneficiaries Have Received an Increase Effective January 1, Social Security beneficiaries have received a 2.8% cost of living adjustment (COLA). This cost of living adjustment is an aid to keeping in check with inflation. It is the largest increase in COLA since 2012 when the adjustment was at 1.7 and will be paid out to… Continue Reading Social Security Changes For Retirees in 2019

Medicare and Medicaid: What’s the Difference?
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Medicare and Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

Both Medicare and Medicaid are government-administered healthcare programs and many people get the two confused. The names aren’t all that different, so it can be easy to jumble the information. This info is worthwhile so you can know the differences and which program you may be eligible for you. Check out our article about Medicare… Continue Reading Medicare and Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

Changes in the Medicare Model

Changes in the Medicare Model

The Changing Medicare Model – CMS Primary Cares Initiative On April 22, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, along with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator, Seema Verma, announced a new set of payment models known as the CMS Primary Cares Initiative. This initiative intends… Continue Reading Changes in the Medicare Model

What is Medicare Part D?

What is Medicare Part D?

What is Medicare Part D? Medicare Part D is a federal program of Medicare that is directed through private insurance companies. These private insurance companies offer retail prescription drug coverage to Medicare recipients. Part D helps thousands of Medicare beneficiaries pay for much-needed prescription drugs; prior to 2006, these patients would have to pay thousands… Continue Reading What is Medicare Part D?

How to Improve Workplace Happiness – Benistar
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How to Improve Workplace Happiness – Benistar

There are many benefits to a happy and healthy workplace. Long-lasting businesses foster a work environment that allows employees and bosses a chance to collaborate and work together towards a common goal. Clear expectations, proper hiring practices, and listening to your employees are all characteristics of a healthy company. Landing a great contract or a… Continue Reading How to Improve Workplace Happiness – Benistar