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Schumer Backing Plan To Add Dental, Vision And Hearing Coverage To Medicare

June 22, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday threw his support behind a push, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), to add dental, vision and hearing coverage to Medicare. “There is a gaping hole in Medicare that leaves out dental, vision, and hearing coverage. This is a serious problem,” Schumer wrote on Twitter. Read More

COVID-19 Creates New Opportunities For Open Enrollment

June 22, 2021

In any other year, an employee would likely automatically renew benefits during their open enrollment period without a second thought. But the pandemic exposed flaws in open enrollment platforms and procedures throughout the country, and experts say long term changes are in the works for 2021 and beyond. Read More

Anthem Joins Insurer-Backed Generic Drugs Effort

June 22, 2021

A new initiative aiming to create cheaper generic drugs for retail pharmacies signed on Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield — one the largest insurers in the U.S. — as well as drug manufacturer Catalent as partners, officials announced this morning. Read More

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