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Medicare and Congress Are Looking Into Misleading TV Ads For Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare and the US Senate are investigating Medicare Advantage Plan Broker pitches on TV. Those ads feature celebrities telling you to get all the benefits you’re entitled to. In addition, those deceptive ads encourage calling a phone number where agents use bait-and-switch and other predatory and misleading tactics to get people to sign up. Hopefully, …

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Check Your 2023 Medicare Drug Plan—You Have Until December 7 to Change

We’re hearing about formulary changes, especially among anticoagulant (blood thinner) and antiarrhythmic (rhythm control) drugs. Medications that have been covered for years are being dropped from some formularies. Your plan will no longer cover those medications, and you’ll have to cover 100% of the cost yourself (or change medications). That could be costly and dangerous, …

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Join us for a Restoring Life’s Rhythm Webinar, Hosted by Medtronic

During National Afib Month, Join us for a Restoring Life’s Rhythm Webinar For National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, I'm excited to moderate two free afib webinars being hosted by Medtronic. The September 20, 2022 webinar features Dr. Amin Al-Ahmad, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia in Austin, TX.The September 24, 2022 webinar features Dr. …

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September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

StopAfib.org has developed a Public Service Announcement (PSA) about the importance of maintaining normal sinus rhythm to reduce disease progression. The PSA launched today to run during National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. It shares why it’s important to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm. To watch the PSA and learn more, go to: StopAfib.org …

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Alliance for Aging Research Opportunity & Resources

Today, we are featuring programs from our friends at the Alliance for Aging Research. Would You Like to Be an Afib Research Advocate? The Alliance for Aging Research Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network (SP&FCN) is currently seeking patients, family caregivers, and post-doctoral researchers interested in applying to participate in their 2022 advocacy training. The network …

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Shape your doctor’s understanding of your atrial fibrillation

February 21, 2022 You have an incredible opportunity to shape your doctor’s understanding of your experience with afib! StopAfib.org is working with PRIME Education, part of the Everyday Health Group. PRIME is developing and delivering an afib webinar for US healthcare professionals (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists). To help them develop this …

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American Heart Month: For millions of US adults experiencing Afib symptoms, this is No Time to Wait

It’s American Heart Month! Have you seen the new No Time to Wait public service announcements on TV this month? We are proud to be part of this campaign to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation during American Heart Month. To learn more about this campaign, see:For millions of US adults experiencing AFib symptoms, this is …

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Please Support Patient-initiated and Patient-driven Afib Research

Will you help support Prof. Bianca Brundel’s essential research through a tax-deductible charitable contribution? You can donate here: Donate to Support Afib Research You can learn more about her research by watching recordings of Prof. Brundel’s presentation and Q&A session at the patient conference, available here: Give a Life-changing Gift: Support Patient-driven Afib Research Please …

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Check Your 2022 Medicare Drug Plan—You Have Until December 7 to Change

Will your medications be covered next year by your Medicare plan? We’re hearing about formulary changes, especially among the anticoagulants. Medications that have been covered for years are being dropped from some formularies. That could be costly, but you can change plans if needed. Learn more about how to quickly check and easily enroll in …

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What Atrial Fibrillation Patients Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What Do Afib Patients Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? UPDATED 8-26-2020: Please visit here for the replay of the webinar based on the concerns you shared with us: An Expert’s Perspective On When It Is Safe To Consider Having A Catheter Ablation. We are very concerned about you and your family during these …

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