News & Announcements

Medicare Launches App to Help Beneficiaries Find Out What’s Covered

Posted:June 6, 2019

At the doctor’s office and want to know if a procedure is covered by Medicare? There is an app for that. Medicare has launched a free app that gives beneficiaries a quick way to see whether the program covers a specific medical item or service. The “What’s Covered” app allows you to search or browse…

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CMS Opioids Roadmap

Posted:May 15, 2019

Although some progress has been made in efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate the crisis is not slowing down. However, it is important for our beneficiaries across the country to know that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is exploring all…

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New Medicare Card

Posted:February 18, 2019

Social Security Numbers have been removed from Medicare cards to prevent fraud, fight identity theft, and keep taxpayer dollars safe.

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Toys for Tots 2018

Posted:December 13, 2018

Once again, Labor First participated in the Marine  Toys for Tots Foundation toy collection. The mission of this foundation is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute them.

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2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Posted:November 11, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Walk is the largest event in the world that raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Over 600 communities all over the world participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s every year. The Labor First team was no exception. Braving the wind and cold weather, showed up to support the…

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URAC Accreditation

Posted:August 21, 2018

Labor First is very proud to announce that we have been awarded a full URAC Core 3.0 Accreditation.  URAC is an independent, nonprofit accreditation entity, whose sole mission is to advance healthcare quality.  URAC uses evidence-based measures to ensure standards that promote industry best practices, encourage quality improvement, and protect and empower consumers.  In a complex industry, like…

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Random Act of Kindness

Posted:June 1, 2018

Last night, Labor First hosted a “box lunch” evening as a Random Act of Kindness. Our employees stayed after hours to help put together over 500 lunches to donate to the Cathedral Kitchen in Camden for kids in need. Labor First is happy to give back in any way they can – we can all…

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CEO & Chairman John Dulczak Wins 40 under 40 Award!

Posted:April 9, 2018

We would like to congratulate our CEO and Chairman, John Dulczak, on his award as one of the honorees for Philadelphia Business Journal 40 under 40 for 2018! The Philadelphia Business Journal received hundreds of nominations for our 40 Under 40 program. The Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 is one of the most popular and successful features. It…

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Bipartisan Budget Act and Medicare Part D Changes

Posted:February 26, 2018

Congress recently passed, and the President signed, the Bipartisan Budget Act.  This Act contains significant health care provisions, including accelerating the closure of the Medicare Part D coverage gap in 2019 (rather than 2020), increasing the manufacturer coverage gap discount, and including biosimilars in the coverage gap discount program.  It is believed that these changes will…

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New Medicare Card Mailing Strategy

Posted:February 20, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new, unique Medicare Number will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on each new Medicare card. Starting April 2018, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards to all people…

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