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Be a smart health consumer

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has created rating systems for hospitals, home health agencies, and nursing homes. CMS encourages you to check how your healthcare providers measure up. These measures become more powerful when consumers like you know them, review them, and use them to make informed healthcare decisions.

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Share your story

We'd love to hear from you! We are in need of patient and caregiver stories to share with doctors, nursing homes, and hospitals. These stories are a powerful motivator for change and truly make a difference in helping to improve Medicare. Please send your story to quality@hsag.com.

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Want help in managing your weight?

Reach your goal weight by using the National Institutes of Health's Body Weight Planner and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Super Tracker.

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Interested in gym membership for older adults?

The Silver Sneakers Fitness program is designed to encourage physical activity in older adults. More than 65 Medicare health plans offer the program as a benefit to members. To learn if you are eligible, visit the site.

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How to Keep Your Health Information Secure

Learn how to keep your health information private through a set of simple tips from HealthIT.gov. Download their two-sided flyer for helpful information about how to keep your information private and secure while using social media, mobile devices, and creating passwords.