It is that time of year again... The time in which we reflect on what this past year has brought to us, what it has taught us, and a time to look back on all of the things we are grateful for.
CMS Announces Special Enrollment Periods for Americans Impacted by Recent Hurricanes - Deadline extended to December 31st. As a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will make available special enrollment periods for all Medicare beneficiaries and certain individuals seeking health plans offered through the Federal Health Insurance Exchange.
Like many people sitting at home watching the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, you may be looking for ways in which you could help those who have lost so much overcome this historic flooding and destruction.
Unfortunately, there are those who take advantage of situations like this and try to profit off of the chaos of disaster and the charitable giving it inspires from others.
Bogus charities and fundraising campaigns may pop up online, and even the most well meaning of fundraising campaigns could hinder the work of trained disaster relief organizers.