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COVERED CALIFORNIA PUSHES FOR RENEWALS - Friday, Oct. 17
Covered California, the state’s health-insurance exchange, has officially launched a renewal effort for its 1.1 million enrollees who signed up during the first open-enrollment period. California Healthline

MEDICAID EXPANSION TEMPORARILY RAISES ER VISITS - Thursday Oct.16
A California study looked at 200,000 patients to study the patterns of hospital ER visits. Kaiser Health News

RESEARCHERS REPLICATE BRAIN CELLS WITH ALZHEIMER'S -
Monday, Oct. 13
The breakthrough will help with the search for drugs to stop the development of the disease. The New York Times

HOW TO JUDGE MEDICARE PLANS – Monday, Oct. 13

Older Americans have until Dec. 7 to review their Medicare options and compare plans even if they're happy with their current coverage, but many seniors miss the annual deadline. Los Angeles Times

LIFE EXPECTANCY CONTINUES TO CLIMB - Friday, Oct.10
On average, people who reach age 65 will live another 20 years, but women still have the edge on longevity.
The New York Times

NO CHANGE FOR MEDICARE BASIC MONTHLY PREMIUM - Thursday, Oct. 9

For the third consecutive year, the Medicare Part B premium that most older people pay for outpatient care will stay the same in 2015 – $104.90 a month. The Associated Press


CAHF MEMBERS EARN NATIONAL AWARDS
– Wednesday, Oct. 8
Members of the California Association of Health Facilities were honored with awards in several fields at the American Health Care Association Annual Convention this week in Washington, D.C. Photos online
Special Events
 

CAHF 64th Annual Convention & Expo
Renaissance Palm Springs & Palm Springs Convention Center
November 9-12, 2014


Applications Now Being Accepted 


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