Tag: Medicare

NEWSMAKER — As Medicare cards begin to arrive, look out for scammers

| August 29, 2018

Medicare fraud is rampant this time of year as new Medicare cards begin to arrive in the mail. If you are contacted by phone by someone claiming to be from Medicare, hang up immediately and report the incident to local police.

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NEWSMAKER — Planning for future healthcare costs can create financial cushion

| May 1, 2018

As healthcare costs continue to rise and the future of healthcare access in the U.S. in question, people are being encouraged to start saving for the unknowns of future healthcare costs earlier and earlier.

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NEWSMAKER — Care Connection for Aging Services to host upcoming workshop at Carroll County Senior Center

| November 30, 2017

On Wednesday, December 6, 2017, a “Medicare 101” presentation will take place beginning at 12:00 p.m.

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U.S. Senator from Missouri declines support for medicare expansion bill

| September 13, 2017

A statement from McCaskill’s office indicated support of the measure would be irresponsible since it is currently driving the most debt.

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Lexington business man pleads guilty to tax evasion

| June 21, 2017

A western Missouri business owner pleaded guilty to failing to pay more than $1.4 million in payroll taxes.

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Affordable Care Act still in effect as sign-up deadlines approach

| December 15, 2016

The future of the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, hangs in the balance with a new executive administration taking power. Promises to completely repeal the massive legislation still ring fresh from the recent presidential campaign.  However, president elect, Trump, has indicated his administration will consider keeping some portions of ACA.  Specifically, a requirement […]

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Open Enrollment begins for healthcare coverage through Affordable Care Act

| November 2, 2016

Individuals can learn more at Healtcare.gov, and click on the local help tab to receive one-on-one assistance with choosing a plan and enrolling.

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Kirksville prosthetist sentenced for Medicaid/Medicare fraud

| March 16, 2016

The convicted is required to serve 15 months in federal prison for each instance of fraud, to be served consecutively.

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Chillicothe Police warn of possible scam

| February 10, 2016

On February 9, 2016, It was reported to the Chillicothe Police Department that a local resident received a call from someone claiming to be with Medicare and wanting to provide a free gift to the resident.

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