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Feds probing how personal Medicare info gets to marketers

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | February 14, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog is launching a nationwide probe into how marketers may be getting seniors’ personal Medicare information aided by apparent misuse of a government system, officials said Friday.The audit will be formally announced...

Utah sends employees to Mexico for lower prescription prices

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST | February 9, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ann Lovell had never owned a passport before last year. Now, the 62-year-old teacher is a frequent flier, traveling every few months to Tijuana, Mexico, to buy medication for rheumatoid arthritis — with tickets paid for by the...

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