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What’s New in Medicare for 2023

Rodney Brooks
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October 18, 2022

It’s that time again! Prepare for the barrage of B-list celebrities pitching Medicare Advantage plans in TV ads on late-night TV – Medicare re-enrollment runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

It’s the time of the year that current Medicare recipients can switch plans. You can:

  • Switch from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage plan.
  • Switch from a Medicare Advantage Plan to Original Medicare
  • Switch to new/different insurers within either Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage plan you are already enrolled in
  • Switch from one Medicare Part D prescription drug plan provider to another.

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Authored By Rodney A. Brooks


TRAFOTFBThe author tells the history of the Freedman’s Savings Bank, how it grew much too quickly, why it failed and the impact on Black America. The Freedman’s Bank offered a safe depository for formerly enslaved people, expanded quickly and gained millions in deposits – mostly ranging from $5 to $50. But inexperience and corruption doomed it to failure, costing may of the small depositors their savings.

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Opportunities to Meet the Author & Book Signings
 
NABJ Author’s Showcase
Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.

National Association of Black Journalists Convention
Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

 

 

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“Rodney A. Brooks’ ‘Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap’ is one of the best written and most prescriptive books I’ve read on this prickly subject. Using powerful stats, stories and insightful wisdom, it is written from the heart, mind, body and spirit … plus years of research and thought as a mainstream journalist, Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap is revealing, humorous, instructive and sobering.” – Dr. George C. Fraser

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