When a doctor does not take Medicare

What does it mean when a doctor tells you he or she has “opted out” of Medicare? An opt-out doctor is one who doesn’t accept Medicare. Doctors who have opted out of Medicare can charge their Medicare patients whatever fees the physicians choose. These doctors don’t submit any health care claims to Medicare. In addition, […]

Pssst. Looking for a hot stock tip?

Are you a woman wanting to learn more about how to buy and sell stocks? Then the Golden Hills Investment Club may be the ticket as they are in the market for new members. In operation in El Dorado County since 1989, the group is loosely affiliated with the National Association of Investment Clubs, known […]

Folsom Lake College promotes learning for all

College years — the time for late night football games, parties and study sessions in the dorms, right? That may be the case for some, but many of Folsom Lake College’s students have matured past the days of rambunctious outings and term papers written at 2 a.m. All courses offered by Folsom Lake College are […]

Take advantage of Medicare open enrollment

Medicare is stronger than ever, with more benefits, better choices and lower costs to beneficiaries. Expanded Medicare benefits under the health care law (the Affordable Care Act) continue to be available — including certain free preventive benefits, cancer screenings and an annual wellness visit. Whether you choose Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, take […]

Senior nutrition home delivered meals

Do you have concerns about a loved one? Wondering if they are eating right or getting the nutrition they need? The Senior Nutrition Program can help. Home made, nutritionally balanced meals can be delivered daily on week days, Monday through Friday with frozen meals available for weekends. Ensure that your loved one (or yourself gets […]