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Losartan Latest Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Cancer Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) announced a recall of Losartan over concerns that possible contamination could cause cancer. This is the third such recall of blood pressure medications issued over cancer concerns. About the Losartan Recall Sandoz, a pharmaceutical company, says it is recalling a single lot of losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide tablets because the …

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Medicare Excess Charges – Should I Be Concerned?

Plan N and Plan D are great plans that we get asked about a lot. Those plans have premiums that are much lower than more popular plans. Some clients are concerned about not getting the Medicare Excess Charges covered. That is because unlike Plan F or G, Plan N and D do not cover Excess Charges. …

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How To Appeal a Medicare Part B Premium Penalty For High Income

If you are a Medicare beneficiary that had a high income within the last couple of years, you may be penalized with a higher premium by Medicare. This penalty can affect your Part B premium and your prescription drug (Part D) premium. There is a process to appeal a Part B premium penalty. The technical name …

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