IG Living Blog

Dedicated to bringing comprehensive healthcare information, immune globulin information, community lifestyle and reimbursement news.

Posted on 2. April 2020

The Language of COVID-19

COVID-19, virus, social distancing, sheltering in place, flattening the curve, infection, healthcare system [More]
Posted on 26. March 2020

Medicare and Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Seema Verma, a Medicare regional administrator, explains what individuals need to know about Medicare and the Coronavirus. [More]
Posted on 19. April 2018

Are Your Prescriptions Cheaper Without Insurance?

It is sometimes cheaper to pay cash for a prescription, but consumers are not being told. [More]
Posted on 19. October 2017

Medicare Open Enrollment Season Is Here

Individuals covered by Medicare can shop for new health and prescription drug plans that may save them money during Medicare’s annual open enrollment season. [More]
Posted on 21. September 2017

Two Ways to Get Your Medicare Benefits

Greg Dill, in his blog Two Ways to Get Your Medicare Benefits, explains to the reader the differences between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. [More]
Posted on 3. August 2017

How Medicare Covers Home Health Services

Home healthcare benefits covered by Medicare for patients that are homebound. [More]
Posted on 18. May 2017

California, Here We Come

The Immune Deficiency Foundation will hold its National Conference in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, June 15, through Saturday, June 17. The conference offers patients and their families a chance to create a schedule of events that will fit their interests and their physical limitations by offering multiple sessions and activities. [More]
Posted on 4. May 2017

New Medicare Help for People with Chronic Illness

In recognition of the difficulties patients with multiple chronic illness face, Medicare added a new benefit called chronic care management, or CCM. This program provides additional payments to doctors and other providers to help patients live with chronic disease. [More]