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Opinion

No Simple Answers For Surprise Bills After Procedures

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Question: I had a colonoscopy and was told it was covered in full, then I got a bill for it. Should I pay for it? Answer: There are many procedures and tests that Original Medicare (Part B) covers in full, for example; many preventatives tests like Mammograms, Colonoscopies, Bone Mass ...

View from Hickory Heights: Rural Living

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I have now lived in this area for more than fifty years. My husband, a dairy farmer, brought me to this area. When we first moved here, we lived in a trailer. We had to be near his work. His parents allowed us to move the trailer into their yard. It was small, but it was ours. We had two ...

Navigating The Winter Doldrums

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Back in the days when I did some canoeing in Canada, we used to sit around the campfire on a summer night and talk about the grand old history of the Northwest Company during the fur-trading days. One of the requirements of being a member of its Beaver Club in Montreal was that you had to have ...