Medicare Part B Premium Increase for 2022 Largest Ever
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Medicare Part B Premium Increase for 2022 Largest Ever

  Medicare’s Part B monthly premium for 2022 will increase by $26.60, the largest dollar increase in the health insurance program’s history, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Nov, 12. Standard monthly premiums for Part B will cost $170.10 in 2022, up from $148.50 in 2021. Medicare Part B covers doctor…

Why is your retirement age seniors still working?
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Why is your retirement age seniors still working?

You can make a difference in people’s lives. These success stories, repeated anonymously can be a great catalyst for getting referrals. Once I share this story, you might think about which current clients fit into the same situation. I had a longtime client. I really liked her and the feeling was mutual. One day when…

Big 2022 Social Security COLA announced after much speculation
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Big 2022 Social Security COLA announced after much speculation

Social Security recipients are looking forward to the largest cost of living adjustment in four decades in January. The tradeoff, however, is that they may need that added income to counter rising inflation. “COLAs are intended to protect the buying power of Social Security benefits but, according to consumer price data through July of 2021,…

6 Critical Nutrients You Might Be Lacking
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6 Critical Nutrients You Might Be Lacking

Think about what it would feel like if your health, fitness, and fat loss were all optimized. In order for that to happen, your body needs to be supported with the right levels of the right nutrients. While most of us aren’t dealing with obvious symptoms or diagnostic levels of nutrient deficiency, many of us are dealing…

New bill would create Medicare (Part E) for all

New bill would create Medicare (Part E) for all

Medicare Part E would be available to every individual who is not already eligible for Medicare or Medicaid. Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, along with Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., and Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., introduced late Friday afternoon the Choose Medicare Act, legislation that would give every individual and business the choice…

The Delta variant: Will dental offices be forced to close again?
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The Delta variant: Will dental offices be forced to close again?

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is causing widespread worry in the dental profession. Amber Auger, MPH, RDH, stresses the importance of vaccination and protocols for keeping patients and offices safe. As of this writing (August 2021), the Delta variant is sweeping the country, leaving us with active cases of COVID-19 at levels that we have…

Highest Social Security COLA increase in nearly 40 years could be coming
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Highest Social Security COLA increase in nearly 40 years could be coming

In 2021, Social Security benefits increased by just 1.3 percent, raising the average benefit by only about $20. Social Security recipients can look forward to one of the largest cost-of-living adjustments in nearly 40 years in 2022. The Senior Citizens League predicts an increase of 6.2 percent based on consumer price index data from July. “The estimate is significant,…

Companies rethinking return-to-office plans amid delta variant surge
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Companies rethinking return-to-office plans amid delta variant surge

Companies must choose between continuing with their plans to get people back into an office setting or putting plans on hold. Not long ago, businesses were optimistic that employees would begin returning to the office this fall as the pandemic eased. But now, as the new Delta variant surges, many companies are tapping the brakes…