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Dr. Steven Kanner

Covid-19 Booster Clinics Start This Friday April 15

By Covid-19 Epidemic, Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, Uncategorized No Comments

We moved up the start of our Covid-19 vaccine booster clinics with Moderna vaccine to this Friday, April 15 because of escalating breakthrough infections among our members. Anyone over 50 is eligible if your first booster was at least 4 months ago. Younger people who are immunosuppressed also are eligible. We intend to continue Friday clinics so long as there is vaccine demand from our membership.

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Moderna Booster Clinic Monday for Any OHC Member Over 18

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We are offering another (possibly last) Moderna Covid-19 booster clinic on Monday Nov 18. The Mass Department of Public Health just this morning officially expanded the eligibility for the booster to include anyone who is over 18 and at least six months out from primary immunization with Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. PLEASE SIGN UP.

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Out-of-Pocket Mental Health Care Can Be Reimbursed by Medicare Supplemental Plans

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If you are on Medicare and pay directly for outpatient mental health services to a psychiatrist or psychologist or social worker who does not accept Medicare, you may be surprised to know that you should be eligible for substantial reimbursement of those expenses because a Massachusetts law requires Medicare supplemental plans to cover such services from nonparticipating providers.

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