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Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Web Site to Track Progress and Invite Public Participation

The Medicaid Redesign Team has been tasked by Governor Cuomo to find ways to reduce costs and increase quality and efficiency in the Medicaid program for the upcoming 2011-12 Fiscal Year. As part of its work, the Team is seeking ideas from the public at large, the health care workforce, and experts in health care delivery and insurance, economics, business, consumer rights and other relevant areas.

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New Jersey Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program

Senior Gold Prescription Discount Program (Senior Gold) is a State-funded prescription program with a different co-payment structure and income eligibility guidelines than those of PAAD.

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..they’re back! The scam of your life.

Seniors on Medicare don’t have to do anything to receive their $250 rebate check for hitting the Medicare part D coverage gap, the Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA) noted Monday. Scammers posing as Health and Human Services officials are calling seniors and saying they need personal information, such as a Social Security or Medicare number or a signature to process the rebate checks, according to one official with the state’s Senior Medicare Patrol. IAAAA is reminding seniors and their caregivers that Medicare officials will never call and ask for Medicare or other personal information.

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Caregiving Resources

If you were hurt and could not speak, who would know to help your loved one? If you were wearing a specially designed “I am a family caregiver” bracelet, pendant or dog tag, the answer is EVERYONE.

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