Central Minnesota Senior Federation and
our allies have actively and aggressively pursued
solutions to the high and ever-growing cost of
prescription drugs in Minnesota. We will continue our
campaign until fair and adequate solutions have been
Minding the Store? The GMHCC report on
Medicaid misuse by HMO's in Minnesota. To view, download, or print,
use this link.
Senior Partners Care
a state-wide program run by our Central MN Senior
Federation and all of our partners together, to form a
state-wide coverage. Health care providers that
contract with our organizations will then waive whatever
part of the bill Medicare A or B does not pay.
Here is a
comparison of SPC and other Medicare programs.
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* Healthcare Accountability Press Conference *
GMHCC held a press conference on Wednesday March 27th at 11 a.m. in
Room 125 of the State Capitol building. The purpose of the
press conference was to update the media about progess and updates
in our investigative efforts on HMO and DHS accountability in
healthcare. It's a follow-up to the release of our 20 page Healthcare
It covers and documents over 15 years of HMO mismanagement of a $4
billion dollar per year income which is funded by your tax dollars.
Link to the report.
Do Your Part
You can protect
your identity and benefits
- Never give out your Social
Security, Medicare, health plan numbers, or banking information
to someone you don't know.
- Carefully review your Plan
Statement to ensure all the information is correct.
- Know that free services DO NOT
require you give your plan or Medicare number to anyone.
- Share this information with your
- We advocate on State and Federal issues and
promote your participation in the decision making process.
We have been advocates of Single Payer (Medicare for Everyone).
Read here for
further information. We hope others will join us.
- Our mail order RX program can help
reduce the cost of your prescription medicines. Use this
GMHCC link to go directly to the drug program.
- Our monthly newsletter keeps you up to
date on news and issues important to seniors.
(GMHCC and members *)
HealthCare Coalition (GMHCC)*
Arrowhead Economic Opportunity
Itasca County Committee on Aging
MN Universal Healthcare
For any complaints with your Medicare coverage:
Hotline: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) or
For Medicare Managed Care or Prescription Drugs:
Did you know that reducing Medicare fraud is one step
towards making sure your grandchildren will have Medicare when they
need it? You can do your part by being on the look out for
fraudulent schemes such as:
• People going door to door to sell
you healthcare items
or services (only your doctor knows what you
• People calling you to ask for your Medicare or health
• People offering you money or other incentives for
health care services you don't need
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Phone: (320) 253-3257
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Office Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 11am to
2pm, or by appointment.
Closed every 2nd Tuesday of the month. We serve Benton,
McLeod, Meeker, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Wright,
and Todd Counties.
with David Feinwachs about Medicaid fraud in Minnesota 5-1-2013
Democracy Interview with David Feinwachs 7-12-2013
8 minute explanation of why health care costs are so high in the
US--use the Closed Caption button--he talks fast
about Medicaid controversy
Web link to Segal Report--can read online or download.
Suggested reading of first 25 or so pages.