IG Living Blog

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

Posted on 20. August 2020

Back to School

This is the week my youngest daughter and I have been looking forward to for years: her first year of high school. I can honestly say this was not what either of us had anticipated. [More]
Posted on 6. August 2020

Things to Consider During Covid-19

In the last few months, I have read many articles and even written a few on how the practice of medicine has changed during the pandemic. However, reading and writing about these changes are not the same as experiencing them firsthand. [More]
Posted on 16. July 2020

Steps to Protecting Family Members in Residential Care

Seem Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, explains the steps Medicare is taking to protect family members in residential care from COVID-19, [More]
Posted on 2. July 2020

Taking the Infusion Road Less Traveled

Remember that poem by Robert Frost about the road less traveled? You may have had to read it in middle school or high school. I did. It probably isn't a coincidence this poem is taught at an age when many of us are walking a very unfamiliar road through adolescence. [More]
Posted on 18. June 2020

Think Before Clicking

Patient advocate Abbie Cornett explains why you should stop and think when using social media. [More]
Categories: Need to Know
Posted on 4. June 2020

Got Medicare? Get a No-Cost Test for COVID-19

Seema Verma, a Medicare regional administrator, explains how Medicare recipients can get tested for COVID-19 at no cost. [More]
Posted on 21. May 2020

#ItsMyTurn Challenge: Partner with IgNS

Rachel Colletta, director of educational resources at the Immunoglobulin National Society (IgNS) explains how essential plasma donation is during COVID-19 [More]
Posted on 7. May 2020

Getting Medical Care in Your Home During the Pandemic

At Medicare, we understand you may have concerns about going to your doctor's office during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Like so many Americans, our Medicare beneficiaries are rightly observing social distancing guidelines to protect themselves and others from possible infection. [More]