Drug Assistance Programs
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Drug Assistance Programs from Pharma Companies

Most pharmaceutical companies run drug assistance programs aimed to facilitate the accessibility of needed medications for patients who are in financial difficulties and are not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance. These programs have different requirements and require the physician to register the patient. Programs are evolving rapidly, so I enjoin you to consult…

Costa Rica Facelift, Costa Rica Plastic Surgery Cost
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Costa Rica Facelift (Costa Rica Plastic Surgery Cost)

This is the story of my Costa Rica facelift. Additional contact information and Costa Rica plastic surgery and facelift cost are below. I’d just turned 65, and had declared no national holiday. When I looked into the mirror, Yoda looked back. Who was that wrinkled old prune? Surely, not me, she who lives with the…

Medicare Supplements
Health & Medical

Medicare Supplements 101: Are You Covered?

If you are one of over 40 million Americans currently on Medicare supplements, chances are that its structure and benefits are a book with seven seals to you. Getting to the bottom of all those deductibles and copayments as well as knowing what an “allowable” charge is and what is not can be downright confusing….

Life in the Slow Lane
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Life in the Slow Lane

Dearest Suddenly Senior friends, Last we checked in, both Carolyn and I had been declared in remission from our cancers. Free to travel again, we thought. Free to be us again at last! (Read all the columns to learn about that, starting here with Suddenly Senior’s birth.) But remission never lived up to its reputation….

Cheap and Free Drugs
Health & Medical

Cheap and Free Drugs: Here’s Where to Get Them

Clip and save, folks. In a few short words, I hope to help you save hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars this year. Computerless? Your local library has one you can use. FREE DRUGS To appease critics of the hugely profitable pharmaceutical giants, most all drug companies have free “Patient Assistance Programs” for folks with income…

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