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It’s National Men’s Health Week!

Father’s Day this year is on Sunday, June 19, but did you know that the week leading up to Father’s Day is National Men’s Health Week, this year from June 13 to 19? Men, whether or not you’re a dad or grandpa, this week is for you. It’s a great time to check in and […]

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Fraud Alert: Don’t Fall for COVID-19 Test Kit Scams!

Have you gotten robocalls, text messages, or emails offering COVID-19 tests in exchange for your Medicare Number? Be careful! Scammers are selling fake and unauthorized at-home COVID-19 test kits in exchange for your personal or medical information. Do not give out your Medicare Number for COVID-19 test kits! If you suspect fraud, call 1-800-MEDICARE to […]

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It’s Flu Shot Season! Get Yours Now!

Get your flu shot and if you haven’t gotten your COVID-19 vaccine and booster (if eligible). You can get both shots at the same time.

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Two New Medicare Plans Join the CHOICE Family

VNSNY CHOICE is excited to announce two new plans joining VNSNY CHOICE Total (HMO D-SNP) in the CHOICE family of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. VNSNY CHOICE EasyCare (HMO), for people who have Medicare. VNSNY CHOICE EasyCare Plus (HMO D-SNP), for people who have both Medicare & Medicaid. EasyCare and EasyCare Plus, which are designed to […]

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City & State Honors Incoming CEO Dan Savitt in Health Power 100 List

City & State has recognized outgoing VNSNY CEO & President Marki Flannery and incoming CEO Dan Savitt in the publication’s “2021 Health Power 100” list. The list recognizes public officials, health care executives, advocates, activists, academics and labor leaders for their efforts in navigating the COVID-19 crisis and continuing care for patients during a global […]

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Falls Prevention: Seniors Who Stay Home Can Stay on Their Feet

Medium has featured VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans President Hany Abdelaal in an article that offers safety guidelines for caregivers to prevent falls in homebound seniors, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic as older adults are encouraged to isolate at home.

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Protect Yourself — Get Your Flu Shot

It’s even more important this year to get the flu vaccine as COVID-19 continues to spread. At this time, there is no approved COVID-19 vaccine. Getting your flu shot can reduce your risk of dealing with both the flu and COVID-19. Every year the flu is different, so every year you need an updated vaccine […]

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Beware of COVID-19 Scammers

Do you get phone calls, text messages, or emails offering free face masks? Or have you seen Facebook ads that promise free COVID-19 testing kits or “cures?”  Be careful. Don’t fall for it! Sadly, scammers are using COVID-19 to try to steal your Medicare Number and other information. If anyone asks for your Medicare Number […]

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Crain’s Features Marki Flannery and VNSNY Hospice and Emotional Support Teams

In recognition of heroic work during the COVID-19 crisis, Crain’s New York Business has included VNSNY CEO Marki Flannery and the VNSNY Hospice Bereavement and Emotional Support Team in their 2020 Notable in Healthcare Special Report. This year’s report shines a light on “the people who helped bend the region’s steep infection curve downward and are […]

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Medicare Open Enrollment Until December 7

The Medicare annual Open Enrollment period is October 15 to December 7. This is the one time each year when all people with Medicare can make changes to their health plans. If you change to a different plan, your new plan will start January 1, 2021. During open enrollment you can move: From original Medicare […]