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AARP Mississippi worked on and supported several bills during the 2020 Mississippi Legislative session on behalf of the state’s 50-plus population. The following bills were signed by Governor Reeves and became law on July 1.
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Many Texans are using telemedicine for the first time. The pandemic has underscored disparities in access to health care and broadband internet.
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Many New Yorkers are using telemedicine for the first time. The pandemic, however, has underscored the state's disparities with access to health care and broadband internet service, especially in rural areas.
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Telehealth technology has existed for decades, but its use has surged in Maryland during the coronavirus pandemic as more providers have embraced it and state lawmakers have passed laws boosting access.
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Many Oregonians are using telemedicine for the first time. The pandemic has underscored disparities in the state with access to health care and broadband internet access.
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South Carolinian's have faced unprecedented issues in the last few years. From floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and now the COVID19 pandemic. In some way or another, we have all felt the stress and anxieties of this virus.
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On June 4 at 10 a.m. Mountain Time, AARP Wyoming will be joined on a webinar by James Bush, MD, and Lisa Finkelstein, DO, to discuss the basics of telehealth. They will let you know what happens during a telehealth visit, what to ask your insurance company, and what to bring to your first telehealth visit.
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On May 27, AARP New Jersey joined NJ Health Care Quality Institute’s webinar: "Telehealth Visit Best Practices for Caregivers and Older Adults.”
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Be Aware of P2P Risks When Paying for Groceries, Other Services During Pandemic
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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said during an AARP teletown hall that her office is getting thousands of calls about price gouging. Dr. Linda Peterson of McLaren says the coronavirus may change health care forever.
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