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StateWide testifies on proposed state budget
February 9, 2017
To read StateWide’s budget testimony on issues impacting older residents, please see this link.this linkGo to post...
Observation status discussed.
December 21, 2016
12-19-16 StateWide is interviewed by Channel 6 News (Albany CBS affiliate) on costs Medicare enrollees face during inpatient vs. outpatient hospitalizations.Go to post...
Social Security Administration Announces Cost of Living Adjustment
October 20, 2016
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced that there will be a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of less than 1% in 2017, averaging $5 per month (see below for more information from the SSA.) Note: With an expected increase in Medicare Part B premiums for 2017, Social Security recipients will likely see that the […]Go to post...