Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Road To Good Health

12.Action is required to enroll in Medicare Part D (the Prescription drug Plan part) unlike Medicare parts An and B which are automatic. You are not simply enrolled in the best plan for you. You have to wade through piles of information to decide what is best for you.

Sam came home at four and knew instantly that I was in trouble. He convinced me to take Mia and lay down on the bed for a little while. It helped a great deal. Now, I feel more able to cope. My nerves are not as raw and frayed as they were and I’m not as fragile emotionally.

When it comes to identity theft prevention within medical offices it only takes one break down in the system to cause chaos, confusion, and other ramifications. The costs associated with HIPAA and HITECH data breaches don’t stop at just the penalties enforced by the US Dep’t of health and human services but seep deep into the agencies pockets. Costs associated with patient notification, legal costs, penalties, and loss of goodwill through bad press put practices at risk of closure with the first incident. With a few simple steps you can fix broken systems, and provide some necessary preventative maintenance to processes that are diminishing.

Average monthly premiums, the annual deductible and the Out-Of-Pocket expenditure limits are expected to increase substantially every year. This means you will be required to spend more and more money every year that you are part of the Medicare prescription plan.

ROLLOUT!! Here comes the new system, training, awareness, and all the pushback. A carefully thought out plan will have accounted for the concerns of staff that didn’t get what they wanted out of a new system and can push through. A poorly constructed plan, will fall on the sword of the resistance to change. Training on topics such as: computer protocol, document handling (as we say “to shred or not to shred”), standardization, and a failure plan just to name a few.

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and the leading cause of death caused by smoking. The toxins in cigarette smoke cause plaques to form in the arteries, which leads to arteriosclerosis, otherwise known as hardening of the arteries. Smoking is hard on the heart.

That’s the most frightening part of it – the loneliness. When i would get angry or look at Kage or Mia and think that i couldn’t even stand the sight of them, I felt so alone. Like no one else can relate or understand – because “good” mothers don’t have these feelings.

To join the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Medicare Part D) you must choose one Prescription Drug Plan from dozens of plans that are available (there are up to 50 plans in some states). Once you have chosen a plan you are “locked-in” until the enrollment period the following year.