Finally, some folks are considering just enrolling in Medi-Cal because they are eligible. They have very little or no income to report on their taxes because they are living off of savings, interest, and dividends. Here again, Medi-Cal would be used as a containment strategy to an unexpected accident or illness. Medi-Cal is typically a HMO plan which requires a Primary Care Physician to make referrals to specialists, order tests, or imaging.
Blue Shield has redesigned their online enrollment website to exclude seniors turning 65 in 2016 from purchasing a health plan directly through their website. If an individual will be turning 65 years old within six months of the effective date of the plan they must apply with a paper application. The only online enrollment option is to use the Covered California enrollment website even if the individual doesn’t qualify for the ACA tax credits.
The U.S. Department of Education has released the list of candidates for the 2015 U. S. Presidential Scholars Program and two Granite Bay High School seniors were determined eligible to compete. Granite Bay H. S. seniors Maadhav Shah and Walker Knauss are two of the more than 447 California high school seniors and approximately 3,900 students nationwide to be named as […]
A recent study entitled Reducing Medicare Expenditures advocates that seniors should be banned from owning ladders, step stools and living in two-story homes with stairs.