HHS Begins Campaign to Promote, Explain Medicare Services
With an advertisment in the Wall Street Journal, HHS this week launched an advertising campaign "to bring Medicare participants better services," the AP/Nando Times reports. The $30 million ad campaign will include television commercials to begin running Oct. 19 and a Web site to inform seniors and people with disabilities about what treatments Medicare covers, which supplemental insurance policies Medicare beneficiaries can use and how to find a nursing home. The ad campaign also includes a 24-hour, toll-free hotline, 1-800-633-4227 (AP/Nando Times, 10/17).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.