Mary Ann Hodorowicz' Columns
March 2014 - The Medicare Obesity Counseling Benefit
January 2014 - Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Benefit
November 2013 - What To Do If You Don't Have Health Insurance, Part 3
September 2013 - What To Do If You Don't Have Health Insurance, Part 2
Jan. 2013 - Medicare's Diabetes Care and Prevention Benefits
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As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...