New eHealth Choice & Impact Study: Average Medicare Beneficiary Could Have Saved $961 on Prescription Drugs in 2014

Average Customers Who Compared Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Plans Had Potential to Save Over $80 Per Month on Prescription Medication Published on CNNMoney September 25, 2014 : 08:00 AM ET eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) today published an analysis of over 22,000 people who used the online Medicare plan comparison tools at eHealthMedicare.com and PlanPrescriber.com during Medicare’s 2014…

Pa. transit agencies fined for inflating senior ridership numbers to claim subsidies

by The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Transit agencies across Pennsylvania are being scrutinized by the state over the subsidies they claim for transporting riders 65 and older, with at least four agencies being docked millions for inflating senior ridership numbers. Criminal charges are pending against two high-ranking employees of the transit agency in…

On the House: Housing Needs of an Aging Society Largely Unavailable” -Alan J. Heavens, Inquirer Real Estate Reporter

I keep a list of the readers who have written to me about difficulty finding homes to accommodate their retirement years. Most include the complaint that “they are building over-55 communities that are not for me.” Indeed, as retirement creeps up on me, I’ve concluded that I will be looking to spend the equity I’ve…

Affordable Care Act Expansion in PA – Part I

In seventy-five days, over one-half million Pennsylvania residents can begin applying for medical insurance under the recently approved “Healthy Pennsylvania” program. Healthy PA is Pennsylvania’s version of the Medicaid expansion authorized under the federal Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Eligible Pennsylvania residents can begin to apply for Healthy PA beginning December 1, 2014.…