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COVID Tests to be Covered by Medicare

As part of the government’s efforts to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced last week that Medicare will be covering COVID tests for beneficiaries. This is the first time that COVID tests will be covered in this manner, making it easier than ever to find out if […]

COVID Vaccine Myths & Facts

The COVID-19 vaccines are a controversial subject — that much is clear. There are many people with different reasons for feeling skeptical about the vaccines, from those who are hesitant to receive the vaccination to those who are outright anti-vaccination. Combined with the popularity of social media and the politicization of the vaccination campaign, vaccine […]

At-Home Vaccination Efforts Receive Payment Boost for Medicare Beneficiaries

As the United States continues to strive toward herd immunity in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made a change to help Medicare beneficiaries who are struggling to get the vaccine get access to it. This latest announcement increases payments to health care providers who administer […]

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Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic brought many things to a grinding halt, and one of the industries hit the hardest was the travel and hospitality industry. With several counties, states, and countries locked down, people couldn’t travel, whether that was to the beach or to the far-flung corners of the world. Thankfully, through the efforts of people […]

All About Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccination

With the approval of multiple vaccinations to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, there have been a lot of questions about their rollout and when things can start to return to normal. The Biden Administration vowed to distribute 100 million vaccination doses to Americans in its first 100 days in office, before doubling […]

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

Good news! The availability for a COVID-19 vaccine, whether that’s a two-shot dosage like the Moderna or Pfizer or a single shot like the Johnson & Johnson, is growing exponentially each day in both supply and appointment openings. Soon, the vaccine should be readily available to most adults. Once you’ve gotten your full vaccination (both […]

I’ve Gotten the COVID Vaccine. Now What?

It’s been over a year since the COVID-19 crisis was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Since then, the United States has had 29.2 million cases* and 527 thousand deaths*. Many people have stayed home for weeks at a time in the name of slowing the spread and saving lives — a noble […]

When Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccination?

With the approval of two vaccinations to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, and more possibly on the way, there have been a lot of questions about its rollout and when most people can expect access to the vaccine. As of January 19, 2021, roughly 10.6 million Americans have received at least one […]

Safe Ways to Celebrate Christmas During the COVID Pandemic

Of all the holidays on the calendar, Christmas and the other festive season holidays are centered around gathering with friends and loved ones. It’s been that way since the holidays’ beginnings. But with the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting nearly every aspect of our lives, it’s going to be a little more difficult to plan the […]

Safe Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving During the COVID Pandemic

Sadly, dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming a year-long event and something that will continue to affect our holiday traditions. We’ve dealt with it for Halloween and trick-or-treating, but it’s almost time for another important family holiday in the United States — Thanksgiving. More than Halloween, Thanksgiving is a holiday when we gather our […]