Category Archives: News

Current Medicare Developments

Current Medicare Developments—How Future Medicare Cards Will Look; and New MSN Notices for “Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries.” The look and layout of all Medicare cards will be changing, though not starting until next April. The changes are intended to fight against fraud and identity theft. While beneficiaries’ numbers on their cards have long been based on […]

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Real ID & Obtaining a NM Driver’s License: Common Issues and Power Point Presentation

REAL ID and Name Change – revised Power Point Presentation 9-19-17 Obtaining a NM Driver’s License: Common Issues Due to changes in federal law regarding state-issued IDs, many New Mexicans are finding it more difficult to obtain a driver’s license or identification card. This handout discusses some common questions New Mexico seniors may have about […]

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NEWS: NEW MEDICARE DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE—The MOON Notice, Part B Equitable Relief, and Powered Wheelchair Claims changes.

Three changes of note in Medicare rules have recently been adopted – two of which are already in effect – which will affect many New Mexico Medicare beneficiaries. The “MOON” Notice:  Starting March 8, hospitals are required to give Medicare patients a written notice when they are in a hospital but not yet officially “admitted.”  […]

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NATIONAL HEALTH CARE DECISIONS DAY (April 16, 2017) – your decision matters

Join Americans across the country in making future healthcare decisions known to family, friends and healthcare providers.  Share your wishes and complete your advance directive, because…..YOUR DECISIONS MATTER. Learn more about National Healthcare Decisions Day and get free information at www.nationalhealthcaredecisionsday.org

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ALERT: ABQ Health Partners to adopt a new name – DaVita Medical Group

ALERT:  ABQ Health Partners to adopt a new name – DaVita Medical Group ABQ Health partners, a multi-specialty health care organization, didn’t even exist a decade ago.  But it has developed into a prominent fixture in the Albuquerque-area medical community, with 15 clinic locations and five urgent care centers (in cooperation with NextCare).  The organization, […]

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Alert: Medicare’s Annual, three month, “General Enrollment Period” and Conditional Applications

ALERT: Medicare’s annual, three month, “General Enrollment Period” began on January 1, for individuals who did not sign up for Medicare when first eligible; it’s also an opportunity for “Conditional Applications” by some.   Most seniors enroll (i.e., sign up) for Medicare around the time they reach age 65.  You have a seven-month period in […]

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Our Commitment to You

Watch Albuquerque’s inaugural poet laureate, Hakim Bellamy, share the poem he wrote about SCLO’s commitment to the people we serve.

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Protecting Yourself From ID Theft

Please go to: Protect yourself from ID theft presentation – revised 7.14.16 for a slide presentation on Identity Theft

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Open Enrollment Counseling for Medicare and Health Care Options for 2016

Please go to the following site to view the 2016 Albuquerque open enrollment counseling about Medicare and health plan options:  2016 ABQ SITES Flyers-1

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SCLO in the News

Please go to: SCLO in the News, Scam Article

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