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Information session gives a chance to broach an important topic

THE Daffodil Cottage palliative care team held an information session in the CBD on Tuesday. Locals talked with the team about their work and how Daffodil Cottage co-operates with support agencies in Bathurst to help patients with life-shortening illnesses. “People come and talk about their relatives who have been given bad news and need to… Read More »

CMS rule gives Medicare Advantage plans an edge over traditional Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today finalized payment updates to Medicare Advantage and Part D plans for 2020. MA rates increase 2.53 percent. This includes the phasing-in of a risk adjustment model that takes into account the number of chronic conditions a person has, according to CMS Administrator Seema Verma. CMS originally had… Read More »