Posts Tagged ‘prescription drug coverage’

Free Prescription Drug Discount Card Offered From

Posted on: January 9th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

More and more Americans are finding the cost of health insurance to be overwhelming, especially when it comes to their prescription drug coverage.  When money gets tight, individuals often let health expenses go and find themselves with no coverage at all, which obviously is a bad idea.  Some people rely on prescription drugs for their […]

Fiscal Cliff Deal Good For Some Rural Hospitals

Posted on: January 4th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The New Year’s Day “fiscal cliff” deal came with a lot of mixed emotions across the nation, but for some small, rural hospitals there was a sigh of relief.  As an example, Jones Memorial Hospital in rural upstate New York will be receiving an extra $450,000 this year thanks to the deal according to Phil […]

Save Money With Prescription Drug Cards

Posted on: September 11th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

A small study was recently completed by to analyze the use of prescription drug cards.  Founder Edgar Dworsky obtained five prescription drug cards from various groups and compared the coverages and prices of each discount card.  Cards were obtained from AAA, AARP, the National League of Cities, UNA Rx and Simple Savings.  National League […]

Recognizing National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week

Posted on: October 18th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Health systems across the nation, including Geisinger Health Plans, are recognizing National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week which runs from October 17th through the 23rd.  Pharmacy Week is dedicated to hard working pharmacists who play such an important role in patient care. Geisinger Health System specifically is taking an active role in this recognition. […]

Prescription Drug Shortages Throughout Nation

Posted on: May 13th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The nation is currently experiencing one of the largest prescription drug shortages in history and health care providers throughout the country are feeling the pressure.  According to the article “Drug Shortage Reaches Idaho Falls” by Brett Crandall on, over 200 drugs are in short supply causing many patients a lot of stress. Pharmacist Clint […]

Medicare Supplement Insurance Doesn’t Cover Everything

Posted on: April 1st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

POST SCRIPT 10/30/2012 – Found this interesting story about a Medicare eligible man who was still working and decided to go off of his employer-sponsored plan and enroll in a Medicare supplment plan.  The story follows the intricate details that can make this process tricky and very complicated.  Check it out:  Too Much Coverage Can […]

UnitedHealthcare Medicare

Posted on: October 23rd, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

UnitedHealthcare has annouced their 2011 Medicare Plans to the public earlier this month according to the press release released by Business Wire on  The Medicare plans include a comprehensive range of health care and prescription drug coverage looking to best suit Medicare beneficiaries across the country. Currently, UnitedHealthcare health insurance offers its Medicare Advantage […]

Finding Health Insurance for Small Businesses

Posted on: October 9th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Finding health insurance for small business can be a daunting task, and there is a lot of information out there for business owners to sift through.  Good news though for Blue Cross members.  Independence Blue Cross has unveiled some new health care options for small businesses.  The launch includes 25 new plans and is being […]

Medicare Supplement Insurance: Medigap Plans

Posted on: July 30th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the press release “Medigap Plans Providing Prescription Drug Coverage Clarifications” found on, the Medicare Supplement News Center is making a clarification on their website about Medigap because of an influx of confusion by consumers. Apparently, many senior citizens think that one of the missing pieces covered in Medigap insurance is traditional Medicare […]

AARP Medicare Supplements And Their Benefits

Posted on: July 8th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

AARP Medicare supplements are offered through Secure Horizons and they are dedicated to helping their customers find the right plan with the best suited Medicare benefits.  Medicare benefits can go even further with Medicare Advantage plans. AARP MedicareComplete provided from Secure Horizons is a private plan that provides all the coverage of Original Medicare and […]