One major change has already been put into place — Preventive Care. Medicare started covering this type of service in 2011, and the shared cost of various appropriate services was eliminated. Another change, which came into effect in 2010, deals with savings in the drug coverage gap. If you reached the gap in 2010,... 
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Southwestern Electric Cooperative has denied allegations brought against it in a wrongful death lawsuit. Nancy Mechochko filed the lawsuit, claiming that her husband, Gregory Mechochko, was in contact with a concrete mixer as he was working on January 23, 2013, when an uninsulated power line collapsed and touched the... 
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Smith & Nephew (S&N), a medical device maker, has filed lawsuits against two competing companies in Texas federal court, seeking $1 million from each company on allegations that they poached sales personnel who were bound by covenants not to compete. The lawsuits were filed against Central Texas Orthopedic... 
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On March 3, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied writs of certiorari in two (2) municipal ordinance cases designed to limit the presence of persons in their city without legal status in the United States.  In the first case, the City of Farmers Branch, Texas sought to implement an ordinance requiring a city license... 
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Jim Fausone Veteran Disability Lawyer Former President George W. Bush offered an interesting take on erasing the stigma that comes along with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for military veterans: drop the “D” in PTSD. At a summit convened on veterans’ issues, the former President said that the condition... 
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Scams targeting the elderly are spreading. According to Federal Trade Commission data, 26 percent of 2012 fraud complaints made to the agency were made by people age 60 and older (the highest of any age group). That figure represents an increase from 2008, when their rate stood at 10 percent, the lowest for any age... 
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Your Health Insurance Plan May Not Cover Your Dental Needs: While some health insurance plans do come with a vision and dental component, most of them do not. If you need an… http://p.ost.im/88QxD5  Read More →
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While some health insurance plans do come with a vision and dental component, most of them do not. If you need and want dental coverage, make sure you ask your insurance agent precisely what is included in your potential policy. If you buy health insurance assuming you have dental and vision coverage, you might find... 
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An insurance business truism: insurance companies love to collect money, but they detest parting with it. And a prominent January settlement between the Missouri Department of Insurance and two insurance companies certainly backed up the truth behind the stereotype. State insurance regulators settled with EMCASCO... 
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Your Health Insurance Plan May Not Cover Your Dental Needs: While some health insurance plans do come with a vision and dental component, most of them do not. If you need an… http://p.ost.im/88kThY  Read More →
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