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  • GAO: Where’s your tax refund?
  • CMS’s data on the changes of nursing home ownership — which includes details on mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations — is now available on
  • CMS: 2020 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey Early Look
    • The majority of Medicare beneficiaries living in the community are White non-Hispanic, between 65 and 84 years of age, and live in English-speaking households;
    • Over three-quarters of Medicare beneficiaries living in the community report good, very good, or excellent health. Approximately 81 percent report the same or better health compared to one year ago;
    • Almost half of Medicare beneficiaries living in the community report at least one disability. Around one-quarter report difficulties with walking or climbing stairs;
    • Most Medicare beneficiaries living in the community report no trouble or delays in accessing health care and are satisfied with health care quality, ease of access, and cost.

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