Articles about Medicare that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

Medicare Advantage: Stay With Your Current Group Coverage

November 4, 2023
It is once again that time of year when celebrities pop up in commercials telling you to call and see ...Read More

Drug Price Increases Greatly Outpacing Inflation

November 4, 2023
Confirmed in Study of Medicare’s Top 25 Part D Drugs Leqembi and its potential impact on Medicare Part B ...Read More

November: Diabetes Awareness Month

November 4, 2023
Ibis Can Help – a Member’s Story November is National Diabetes Month, an effort to raise awareness about an illness ...Read More

Medicare Major Development: Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Beginning

November 4, 2023
First Drugs Selected for the Program In our September Voice, we updated our readers on the status of the federal ...Read More

Health Policy Commission Raises Alarms

October 27, 2023
Post Pandemic Costs Trend Upward In mid-September, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) released its annual report on health ...Read More

Medicare Major Development: 2024 Medicare Part B Premium Likely to Increase

October 27, 2023
New Alzheimer’s Drug a Major Factor While approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug has understandably raised hope among ...Read More

GIC Simplifies Hearing Aid Benefit Design

August 14, 2023
Maximum $1,700 Benefit For Each Ear Beginning this July, the GIC’s Medicare and non-Medicare/active plans, with ...Read More
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IBIS Update: Local Outreach With Miia

August 14, 2023
Since 2021 Senscio – a very familiar name to our readers – has partnered with the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA ...Read More

UPDATE: Inflation Reduction Act and Medicare Rx Reforms

August 14, 2023
What’s The Timeline for Implementation Last year we reported on the federal Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), including several Medicare ...Read More

FDA Fully Approves Alzheimer’s Drug

July 7, 2023,
Potential Impact on Medicare Part B Premium July 7, 2023: Today, the federal Food and Drug Administration. (FDA) granted full ...Read More