Tag Archives: Medicare

Building Partnerships to Promote Elder Well-Being

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “Everyone agrees that physical and social activity is key to quality of life for older adults.  But how can health care systems, government agencies, research groups, and community organizations work together to … Continue reading

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Apply for Social Security Benefits En Espanol

Please share this information. Now you can apply online in Spanish for Social Security Retirement benefits, Medicare, and Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs.  Check out the new services at the Social Security Spanish web site.  Watch Don Franciso, … Continue reading

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Healthy Roads Media — New Programs

The following was posted to several listservs by Mary Alice Gillispie, M.D.; Healthy Roads Media.   “Healthy Roads Media has several new free patient education resources.  There is now a Spanish version of Advance Directives in multiple formats.  There is also … Continue reading

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CMS Launches Tools and Initiatives to Help Improve American Health Care Quality

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://ow.ly/60Isc The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new tool for patients and caregivers, and other enhanced initiatives, to empower consumers to make informed choices about their health care, … Continue reading

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CMS: Physician Compare Website

    Please see the announcement below from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services — announced by  Louise Cunningham; NCI/OCE CMS has released a new resource:  Physician Compare.  Required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Physician Compare website : … Continue reading

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