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Shop and Save on Medicare Drug Plans — Some Tips

Seniors can save money by shopping around for Medicare drug plans, but costs are going up and the search for savings can be daunting.

The Star Tribune explores the issues and offers advice on navigating the complex system.

The annual open enrollment period for Medicare health plans ends Dec. 7. 

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Helping Older Americans for the Next 50 Years: What’s It Going To Take?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid and the Older Americans Act.  During that time, lawmakers have constantly tinkered to keep the programs up-to-date as the nation has gotten grayer and issues facing aging Americans have changed dramatically.

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