Tag: medicare

Medicare open enrollment

By Ashley Johnson Medicare open enrollment is now available through December 7 and is effective January 1, 2024. Between now and December, recipients can change...

Medicare: Open enrollment and upcoming changes

By Nelva Hernandez, LCSW Lower prescription drug costs are on the way for Medicare recipients. Several provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 which...

Senior nonprofit spotlight: Legal Services of Northern Virginia

By Elizabeth M. Crego Legal Services of Northern Virginia is a nonprofit law firm that has provided free legal services to low-income, elderly and disabled...

Preparing for Medicare open enrollment

By Nelva Hernandez Medicare recipients are overloaded with information throughout the year but especially during the Medicare open enrollment period, which lasts from Oct. 15...

Better With Age: Prepare to prevent Medicare fraud

By Nelva Hernandez Medicare is a federal government program that provides health care coverage for people over 65, those who are under 65 and receiving...

Seniors: Deciding on the best Medicare plan for you

By Nelva Hernandez Becoming Medicare eligible is a major milestone. Many people will move from employer-based insurance to Medicare, which will likely be their health...

Seniors: Navigating Medicare changes

By Nelva Hernandez The Medicare federal health insurance program serves 60 million people who are 65 or older, some younger people with disabilities and people...

Rina Bansal leads Inova Alexandria Hospital

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] When Rina Bansal started medical school, she didn’t expect to see herself as an administrator, much less the president, of a...

Seniors: How to prepare for open enrollment

By Nelva Hernandez  Each year, employees who get health insurance through their employers are familiar with the open enrollment period, the time frame to make...

Making a difference through volunteering

By Nelva Hernandez Bob is turning 65 next month. He is still employed and confused about his insurance options. Bob has had a number of...