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NYC 8/9 event to celebrate Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security
August 7, 2018

You are Invited When: Thurs. Aug. 9., 2:30-4 p.m. Where:  United Federation of Teachers, 52 Broadway, New York City Featuring speakers, testimonials, cake, and more! Co-sponsored by NY StateWide Senior Action Council RSVPs requested! https://bit.ly/2OvyFEq * www.facebook.com/events/2158642284365142/ More info: metrohealth@igc.org; 646-527-6612

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RAND Corporation Validates that NYS Can Afford Universal, Single-Payer Healthcare
August 2, 2018

Finds NY Health Act Will Provide Coverage for All Residents, Boost Economy and Create Jobs (New York, NY) The Campaign for New York Health welcomed a study released today from the RAND Corporation, commissioned by the New York State Health Foundation, to evaluate the economic impact of the New York Health Act (A.4738 /S.4840), legislation […]

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Beware of Social Security Administration (SSA) impersonation schemes.
July 18, 2018

SSA and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) have recently received several reports of suspicious phone calls claiming to be from SSA. In one case, an automated recording states the person’s Social Security number (SSN) “has been suspended for suspicion of illegal activity,” and the person should contact a provided phone number immediately to […]

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