VNSNY CHOICE LAUNCHES TWO NEW MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS FOR 2022

VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans Launches Two New Medicare Plans for Low-Income New Yorkers

VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans Launches Two New Medicare Plans for Low-Income New Yorkers

Comprehensive and Affordable Healthcare Coverage is Now Available to More Low-Income New Yorkers

We’re already serving 28,000 New Yorkers with specialized needs through three existing plans—our Medicaid plans, CHOICE MLTC and SelectHealth, and our integrated Medicare-Medicaid plan, CHOICE Total,”

— Dr. Hany Abdelaal, President of VNSNY CHOICE

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, a part of the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), has announced two new Medicare Advantage health plans for 2022. The two plans, EasyCare and EasyCare Plus, are geared to lower-income New Yorkers and include a robust provider network and affordable premiums. The VNSNY CHOICE Medicare portfolio is rated 4.5 out of five stars overall for 2022, the highest rating of Medicare HMO plans in New York City and Long Island.

In a step that’s expected to accelerate VNSNY’s business growth and extend the reach of VNSNY’s 128-year-old mission, both of these new plans offer an array of supplemental benefits, including dental, vision and hearing coverage, as well as a benefit that can be used to purchase OTC medications and health supplies.

“With the addition of EasyCare and EasyCare Plus, we’re poised to bring our high-quality health coverage to thousands of additional New Yorkers,” Dr. Abdelaal adds.

EasyCare Plus members can also use their OTC benefit to buy groceries at select locations, and even arrange for groceries or healthy meals to be delivered to their home. This OTC/food benefit is aimed at addressing food insecurity, which is all too common among dual Medicare-Medicaid recipients, many of whom have difficulty paying for healthy foods.

Both EasyCare and EasyCare Plus began advertising on October 1st and will start enrolling new members on October 15th, when Medicare’s annual open enrollment period gets underway. The plans will be marketed through a variety of mediums, including print publications, display ads, digital advertising and radio, with a special focus on direct mail outreach.

CHOICE EasyCare is open to anyone eligible for Medicare, but it is particularly well-suited for Medicare beneficiaries who are not eligible for Medicaid but who do qualify for the Medicare low-income subsidy, which can bring down the cost of drug premiums substantially. Members have a co-pay of just $10 when they visit their primary care physician. The plan’s benefits include coverage of prescription drugs, dental
care, vision (including glasses or contacts), hearing (including hearing aids) and podiatry services; free transportation to health care appointments; and access to health coaching, CHOICE pharmacists, and a 24/7 nurse hotline. Plan members also receive a special benefit that can be used to purchase over-the-counter medications and other health supplies, while the plan’s Sliver Sneakers benefit gives them access to gyms and virtual exercise classes.

CHOICE EasyCare Plus is designed for people who are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid. Premiums and primary physician co-pays for members can run as low as zero dollars, depending on their level of Medicaid eligibility. Like EasyCare, this plan also covers medical care, prescription drugs, dental, transportation and health coaching services, and includes a significantly larger OTC medication and health supplies benefit that can also be used to buy groceries and other food supplies. Purchasing options include produce boxes, healthy meals, in-store shopping and home delivery.

“Taken in combination with our current CHOICE Total plan, these new plan offerings provide a unique suite of products that can work together to support our Medicare-eligible CHOICE members over time, enabling them to shift from one CHOICE plan to another as their health status and financial situation change,” says David Robinson, Vice President, Sales and Partnership Development at VNSNY CHOICE.

For more information, please visit www.VNSNYCHOICE.org, or call 1-718-4CHOICE (1-718-424-6423) from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, seven days a week.

About VNSNY
One of the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organizations in the nation, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) has more than 40,000 patients, health plan members and private pay clients in its care on any given day. VNSNY leverages clinical expertise, data analytics and resources to fulfill its mission of delivering the best possible outcomes for everyone, from newborn infants to those over the age of a hundred. For more information, please visit vnsny.org.

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PatchMaster Specialty Drywall Repair Franchise Opening in San Tan Valley

Experienced construction superintendent opens new franchise location in Pinal County and the surrounding area

SAN TAN VALLEY, ARIZONA, USA, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — After working in IT for over 25 years and construction for over eight, Mike Sabato is taking what he learned professionally into his new role and following his business ownership dreams: he’s opening a drywall repair franchise location here in Pinal County.

“I am excited to take on the role as PatchMaster franchise owner,” said Sabato. “I am most looking forward to having my independence and control of my work.” Sabato will be working alongside his son, Nicholas Sabato, who will be handling the day-to-day operations of the company.

PatchMaster’s business model offers customers a fast, professional solution for drywall repairs. Most busy handymen, large drywall companies or contractors don’t want to perform small drywall repairs. PatchMaster specializes in fixing holes caused by renters, plumbing leaks and DIY projects that just can’t seem to get finished. In most cases, PatchMaster can complete the job in one visit.

“Mike’s previous experience will allow us to best bring fresh ideas in serving the community,” said Paul Ferrara, CEO of PatchMaster. "We are supportive of his plans and are very excited to see what he does in Arizona."

The new location will be covering a large area of Pinal County, which includes the towns of Casa Grande, Sacaton, Stanfield, Chandler, Laveen, Coolidge, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Florence, and Maricopa. Sabato plans to join several local business organizations in the area to better his local business versatility and to help the community with those connections. Sabato is a licensed contractor in the state of Arizona. When he is not working, Sabato enjoys spending time with his family and going to the gun range.

To date, PatchMaster has sold 113 territories to 55 franchisees across the U.S. and Canada. Amid a global pandemic and the sale of its sister company, PatchMaster still sold 26 territories to 17 franchisees in 2020.

The initial franchise fee for a PatchMaster franchise territory—which consists of a population between 300,000 to 350,000—is $49,500 USD. Ongoing fees include a technology fee and a downward sliding scale for royalties starting at nine percent. Franchisees attend a week-long training program at the company's headquarters in Chester, New Jersey. They receive an additional 12 months of one-on-one training to ensure a strong launch for each new franchisee.
PatchMaster is an in-demand franchise with a quick ramp-up period. No drywall experience is required for owners – PatchMaster provides all the training, tools and resources to learn the model and run the business. Franchisees have access to support for marketing, including digital marketing and social media, job pricing, hiring, managing technicians and financial management.

For more information on this growing franchise, visit https://pinal.patchmaster.com/, or call 844-PATCHMAN.

About PatchMaster
Headquartered in Chester, NJ, PatchMaster is a home services franchise brand offering customers a fast and professional solution for drywall repairs. The company provides high-quality drywall services for small holes, dings, and dents, typically finishing jobs in one visit. Launched in 2016 and offering franchises since September 2017, PatchMaster has sold 113 territories to franchisees across the United States and Canada. PatchMaster is positioned to revolutionize the home services industry as a pioneering drywall franchise.

Visit https://patchmasteropportunity.com learn more.

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Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Baird names Donna Masters as new Director of Nursing

BAIRD, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Baird is pleased to announce the recent addition of Donna Masters as the facility’s new Director of Nursing.

Donna’s responsibilities at Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Baird will include overseeing the medical care of each resident and ensuring their individual needs are met. She received her associate degree in Nursing at Amarillo College in 1999 and has over 24 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including multiple leadership roles, where she has developed extensive knowledge managing diseases processes and multiple comorbidities. “We are all excited to have Donna lead our clinical team,” says Administrator, Scott Baird. “Her experience and leadership skills will help ensure our residents receive the absolute best care possible.”

Donna will lead the existing clinical team and believes her compassion and dedication will further foster a positive atmosphere for residents and employees alike. She is a native Texan and has called Baird home for the last 6 years. “I am grateful and excited to serve the community I call home,” Donna said. “I feel blessed to work with such skilled and eager staff who go above and beyond every day.” Donna has 3 children, 13 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. She enjoys swimming, gardening, and cooking in her spare time. Donna plans on earning the trust of the community by providing the best patient centered care to meet their needs, values, and choices.

Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Baird is a nursing and rehabilitation facility located in Baird, Texas that offers a living alternative for those unable to care for themselves. We offer a wide array of health, rehabilitation, dietary, and social services for short- and long- term stays. We participate in both Medicare and Medicaid. Our philosophy is that living and recovering must include caring for the mind, body, and soul. When you cannot live or recover in your own home, we invite you to ours.
For more information about Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Baird call (325) 854-1429 or visit http://homesteadltc.com/baird/.

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Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Itasca names Gabby Matthews as Director of Nursing

ITASCA, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Itasca is pleased to announce the recent addition of Gabby Matthews as the facility’s new Director of Nursing.

Gabby obtained her Registered Nurse license in 2011 and has over 6 years of experience in the long-term care industry. She is currently working on attaining her Master of Science in Nurse Education. She has held multiple leadership roles where she focused on driving quality improvements, which she is eager to use at Itasca. “I am very excited to work for this wonderful facility and be part of the great community of Itasca,” she said.

Gabby’s responsibilities at Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Itasca will include overseeing the medical care of each resident and ensuring their individual needs are met. Gabby will lead the existing clinical team and has several goals that she would like to see come to fruition while at Itasca, including continuing to provide the best possible care to residents, as well as be a steward in the community. “Gabby is a compassionate and skilled nursing professional and we are thrilled to have her lead our clinical team,” says Administrator Karen Rodriguez. “She believes in teamwork and wants a positive atmosphere for all employees and residents.”

Gabby relishes spending time with her family and has 7 children ranging from 7 months to 14 years. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys fishing and camping in her spare time. “I love building relationships with residents and their families,” Gabby said. “I look forward to getting to know my new neighbors and colleagues on a personal level.”

Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Itasca is a nursing and rehabilitation facility located in Itasca, Texas that offers a living alternative for those unable to care for themselves. We offer a wide array of health, rehabilitation, dietary, and social services for short- and long- term stays. We participate in both Medicare and Medicaid. Our philosophy is that living and recovering must include caring for the mind, body, and soul. When you cannot live or recover in your own home, we invite you to ours.
For more information about Homestead Nursing & Rehabilitation of Itasca call (254) 687-2383 or visit http://homesteadltc.com/itasca/.

Wendy Moore
Trinity Healthcare
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Insurtech startup adds personal accident and personal effects insurance to rental car insurance suite

Rental Car Insurance That Helps You Outsmart The Rental Car Desk

Outsmart the Rental Car Desk with Bonzah!

Rental Car Primary Damage and Liability Insurance

Get That Covered Feeling with Bonzah.com

Targets Personal Assistants & Travel Planners for Rental Car Insurance

Get That Covered Feeling on the App Store

Bonzah is covering all bases for for those without auto insurance

CHICAGO, IL, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — DES MOINES, IOWA, UNITED STATES, October 12, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/

Bonzah.com owned by Pablow, Inc. (Pablow), an Insurtech startup based out of Iowa, is adding Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) and Personal Effects Insurance (PEI) to their rental car insurance product suite.

The addition of PAI and PEI to Bonzah’s products will allow www.Bonzah.com to become a one-stop online shop for rental car insurance. Right now, car renters can already buy primary damage, primary liability and supplemental liability insurance from the Bonzah mobile app and website.

“We’re launching Personal Accident and Personal Effect Insurance as part of our long-term commitment to provide affordable, easy, and convenient insurance coverage for rental car users,” said Steve Sherlock, Co-Founder of Pablow Inc. d.b.a. Bonzah.com. “With the addition of PAI and PEI products, renters can have better, more comprehensive coverage.”

Bonzah.com’s Personal Accidental Insurance (PAI) provides 24-hour accident protection to the primary renter or sharer and their immediate family for a death while traveling in a Rented or Shared Vehicle during the entire period of the Rental Agreement. PAI covers both accidental loss of life and medical expenses, ensuring up to $50,000 for renter loss of life and $1,000 in medical insurance coverage.

Meanwhile, the Personal Effects Insurance (PEI) provides limited coverage for loss or damage to personal belongings due to theft of, damage to, or accidents involving a Rental or Shared Vehicle.

“As a heavy car rental user myself, I want to make sure that we at Bonzah live up to our promise of helping car renters get peace of mind through superior insurance products and services that they can conveniently buy online,” adds Sherlock.

PAI and PEI will is now available for car renters to purchase on the Bonzah website at
www.Bonzah.com. Customers can also download the app from the App Store, and choose from Bonzah’s rental car insurance product suite.

For more information about this release, Pablow or Bonzah please visit the company website at www.Bonzah.com or contact Steve Sherlock, Co-Founder and CEO for Pablow, at admin@bonzah.com

About Pablow, Inc. (Pablow)

Pablow Inc. (Pablow) is a global insurtech startup and a 2015 Global Insurance Accelerator graduate focused on improving access to short-duration insurance in the vacation rental, car rental and travel categories. As a licensed agent in all 50 US states and DC, Pablow works with leading insurance companies, including Arch Insurance, IMG, and ATIG. For more details please visit www.Bonzah.com

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We Insure Inc.'s Rapid National Expansion Continues With New Agency in Eustis, Florida

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The back-end support enables me to concentrate on nothing but sales. Who could ask for more?”

— John Rothschild, Agency Owner

JACKSONVILLE, FL, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — We Insure Inc., an independent insurance franchise company, announced today the opening of We Insure All Insurance Services in Eustis, Fla.

With more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Agency Owner John Rothschild began his career as an independent agent. After adding property and casualty to his other licenses in 2008, Rothschild grew his business to become one of the largest underwriters of Florida preowned auto dealerships.

“The decision to go with We Insure was simple,” says Rothschild, a boating and fishing enthusiast and father of three grown sons. “The back-end support enables me to concentrate on nothing but sales. Who could ask for more?”

We Insure Chief Development Officer Chris Pflueger adds: “The decision to become an agency owner is swift and easy once our partners fully understand the value of We Insure services and the turnkey nature of the business. We’re pleased John chose We Insure and look forward to watching his future growth.”

We Insure is experiencing high demand from entrepreneurs for its innovative franchise insurance offering. The Florida-based company was created by a former captive agent with a mission to tackle the insurance industry’s biggest challenges. Philip Visali, CEO of We Insure, accomplished this by bringing together the best in choice from independent agencies along with the superior back-end support of captive models. Ten years later, We Insure has partnerships with the top carriers, and agents have access to more than 150 total markets, to provide customers with the ultimate experience of choice and lower rates. The company has deeply invested in state-of-the-art support systems and IT infrastructure to provide agents with seamless servicing so they can focus on developing customer relationships.

We Insure was recently identified by independent research firm Franchise Business Review (FBR) as one of the Top 100 Low-cost Franchises in 2020 and as one of the Top 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2021. FBR’s recognition was based on franchisee satisfaction rankings.

About We Insure, Inc.

We Insure is a national insurance company that’s disrupting the industry with an innovative business model focused on customer experience and exceptional agent support. The franchise offers unprecedented access to carriers and complete operational, IT, service and marketing support to its agency owners. We Insure is expanding rapidly across the U.S. with more than 185 retail locations. For more information about franchise opportunities, visit weinsurefranchise.com. For general information, visit weinsuregroup.com.

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EOX Vantage Bolsters Insurance, Transportation Offerings with the Hyperscience Platform

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The strengths of the Hyperscience platform will allow EOX users to leverage even more power and agility out of the system to automate ineffective manual workflows.

EOX Vantage has partnered with Hyperscience to support and supplement functionality for clients through its patented EOX software.

For us to work with Hyperscience was an obvious advantage. Our two companies have a lot of synergy… helping clients digitally transform their business by getting the most out of their data.””

— Sudhir Achar

BEACHWOOD, OH, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — EOX Vantage has partnered with Hyperscience to support and supplement functionality for clients through its patented Enterprise Operating System (EOX) software.

The EOX is a suite of unified cloud-based apps to run a business, all in one secure place. The EOX platform quickly builds easy-to-use, low-code/no-code, cost-effective applications. It provides optimized business intelligence and analytics – allowing users to enhance efficiency and productivity, as well as make better informed decisions based on real-time data. EOX gets all other software and systems in an enterprise to talk to each other and share information.

The strengths of the Hyperscience platform will allow EOX users to leverage even more power and agility out of the system to automate ineffective manual workflows, drive efficiency and enhance both customer experiences and decision making.

The Hyperscience platform uses proprietary Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and other automation technologies to enable a new era of human and machine collaboration that hyper-automates business processes to deliver radically improved organizational agility and accelerate digital transformation.

It was developed and trained to ingest, classify, separate and deduplicate diverse documents – even ones that are stained, crumpled, poorly handwritten or have other discrepancies – providing better accuracy, greater connectivity and increased configurability to double throughput on day one. Hyperscience users can set their desired target accuracy and the machine will automate against that goal, generally achieving over 80% automation at over 98% accuracy on day one, with additional improvements over time.

Potential applications exist for any industry, but the benefits are clear for EOX Vantage’s two main verticals: insurance and transportation.

Insurers will gain the capability to enable faster and more effective maintenance of the entire policy lifecycle, including enrollment, underwriting and claims processing – all of which have been hampered by insurance’s historical reliance on paper applications with volumes of data requested to produce a quote.

Trucking fleets likewise generate large amounts of paper for daily business needs. They can streamline document usage while increasing accuracy, speeding invoice cycles and leveraging their data to optimize routes and deliveries, cut fuel expenses and mitigate safety risks.

“We’re always on the lookout to develop strategic partnerships that further our capabilities, improve our services and make a stronger appeal to the market,” said Sudhir Achar, CEO of EOX Vantage. “For us to work with Hyperscience was an obvious advantage. Our two companies have a lot of synergy, with a similar approach and view to helping clients digitally transform their business by getting the most out of their data.”

About EOX Vantage: At EOX Vantage, our goal is to deliver premier service with insights that boost overall operations. Clients choose EOX Vantage products and services to improve their operational efficiencies. Our proprietary software, the Enterprise Operating System (EOX), and back-office support allow clients to focus on what they do best by reducing the time it takes to manage the essential, non-core aspects of their operations and improve their effectiveness with data and insights. Through the actionable dashboards and data analytics of our secure, all-in-one platform, businesses gain the visibility they need to make better informed decisions, resulting in increased productivity, enhanced collaboration and reduced time and cost. Please visit https://www.eoxvantage.com/ for more information.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: October 15, 2021 to December 7, 2021

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The Medicare Annual Enrollment (AEP) starts October 15th and lasts until December 7th and is the time to compare your current plan with 2022 offerings.

Your unique healthcare needs, the prescription drug costs for any medications you are taking, and the benefits that are important to you should reveal a plan that stands out as a good choice.”

— Chris Mulder

TEMECULA, CA, UNITED STATES, October 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — With the end of 2021 quickly approaching, Let’s Compare Medicare® would like to remind all California residents that the enrollment for Medicare is officially open. It is important to note that the deadline for Medicare open enrollment is December 7, 2021. Please make sure that those in your life receiving Medicare benefits are aware of this important date, whether it be you, family members, or friends.

It is very important to review all Medicare benefits for existing Medicare recipients as well as those preparing to receive benefits for the first time before the deadline passes. During the open enrollment period, you may review and compare coverage options ranging from traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage health plans and Medicare prescription drug plans to decide which coverage makes the most sense for you in 2022. Each year, the plan you selected can be reviewed, compared, and/or changed depending on which is best suitable for the upcoming year.

Let’s Compare Medicare® reviews these plans with eligible California residents for free and can help ensure available plans are properly reviewed for your specific needs each year. Reviewing your Medicare should be done every single year because Medicare plans and options change annually. Monthly premium prices, medication costs, network and extra benefits are all important considerations.

Chris Mulder, of Let’s Compare Medicare® says, "One of the questions we hear the most is, 'My neighbor or friend said I should go with this plan because they have it.' One thing we recommend is to compare that plan your neighbor or friend has alongside your current plan, plus some other plans in your area. Your unique healthcare needs, the prescription drug costs for any medications you are taking, and the benefits that are important to you should reveal a plan that stands out as a good choice. We are here to help, give you peace of mind, and again, at no cost to you."

About Let’s Compare Medicare®

Let’s Compare Medicare® is operated by Green Leaf Financial and Insurance Services, Inc. Green Leaf is a California based insurance agency that has helped thousands of Medicare beneficiaries compare their Supplemental Medicare insurance plan options for over a decade. Their services are always non-biased and free.

Let’s Compare Medicare ® is a non-government resource and Medicare has neither reviewed nor endorsed this information. If you are looking for the official Medicare website you can find it at www.medicare.gov

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Cytogel Announces Former U.S. Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy Joins its Advisory Board

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Patrick J. Kennedy

Former Congressman Kennedy champions safer & non-addictive pain management as CYT-1010, an alternative to classical opioids, is entering Phase 2 Clinical Trials

The Former Congressman’s years of distinguished advocacy have given him an impactful voice to help drive forward our mutual mission of providing a safer, non-addictive option for pain management.”

— C. Dean Maglaris, CEO of Cytogel

DARIEN, CONN., USA, October 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Cytogel Pharma, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class drug candidates, dedicated to safer pain management, announced Patrick J. Kennedy, former U.S. Congressman, and founder of the national mental health nonprofit, The Kennedy Forum, has joined the firm’s Advisory Board, which is populated with other renowned voices from the medical, scientific and advocacy community.

CYT-1010 is an endomorphin compound that targets the right receptors of the central nervous system to block pain – with minimal adverse effects: In a Phase 1 clinical study, CYT-1010 demonstrated safety and significant analgesic activity. In preclinical studies, at therapeutic doses, it has been shown to provide:

– Safe and effective pain relief
– Impressive anti-inflammatory effects
– Little to no addiction potential
– No respiratory depression

This groundbreaking approach is backed by scientific evidence that elucidates its novel mechanism of action, differentiating it from that of the existing opioids and presenting an attractive alternative treatment for people in pain.

"We are so pleased that Congressman Kennedy is joining us as a strategic advisor," said C. Dean Maglaris, CEO of Cytogel. "The Former Congressman’s years of distinguished advocacy have given him an impactful voice to help drive forward our mutual mission of providing a safer, non-addictive option for pain management. Patrick joins us at this critical time as we take CYT-1010 into Phase 2 Clinical Development, which will take us that much closer to realizing a safer treatment for patients in pain.”

During his 16 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Kennedy co-authored the landmark Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Federal Parity Law), which requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health and substance use disorders no more restrictively than treatment for illnesses of the body, such as diabetes and cancer.

“With its alternative to classical opioid treatment, Cytogel is on the cusp of a major medical breakthrough—one that will quite literally save lives,” said Kennedy. “We need all hands on deck when it comes to battling the public health crisis of addiction. I’m proud to work with a company that is hyper-focused on changing the status quo.”

As founder of The Kennedy Forum, former Congressman Kennedy unites advocates, business leaders, and government agencies to advance evidence-based practices and policies in mental health and addiction. In 2017, he was appointed to the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. He currently serves as co-chair of the Action Alliance's Mental Health & Suicide Prevention National Response to COVID-19, and co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Behavioral Health Integration Task Force.

In addition to Kennedy, Cytogel recently announce that Christopher Gharibo, MD, a leading clinical and scientific practitioner, has also joined Cytogel’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Gharibo is a Professor with the Departments of Anesthesiology, Peri-Operative Care & Pain Medicine as well as Orthopedics at New York University School of Medicine and serves as the Medical Director of Pain Medicine at NYU Langone Hospitals Center.

The U.S. Trademark Certificate of Registration has been issued for Cytogel’s groundbreaking investigational stage pain medicine, CYT-1010®. Cytogel also has a solid portfolio of issued patents and patent applications claiming multiple compositions and uses of the primary molecular structure, salt forms, novel formulations, related species and new molecules. The Composition of Matter patent is in effect until 2038.

About Cytogel Pharma:

Cytogel Pharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing promising early-stage, novel products from the endomorphin family of molecules for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, that could avoid the serious side effects of existing opioids and other analgesics.

The Company has identified and protected a number of product candidates that hold promise for success in this arena. Its lead product candidate is CYT-1010, an endomorphin 1 analog, an atypical analgesic with a demonstrated novel mechanism of action that in pre-clinical studies and one early clinical study, has shown fewer of the serious side effects of the classical opioids. This groundbreaking approach is backed by scientific evidence that differentiates it from the existing opioids and presents an attractive alternative treatment for people in pain. It is currently being developed for use in treating post-operative pain, by IV administration.

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CYT-1010 is an investigational new drug and has not been approved by the FDA or any regulatory body for use in humans or animals. This release contains forward-looking information about CYT-1010 and a potential new indication for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe post-operative pain via IV administration. Any potential benefits that may be implied by these statements involves substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the possibility of unfavorable clinical trial results, unfavorable additional analyses of existing data; uncertainties regarding the commercial success of CYT-1010; the risk that regulatory authorities may not share our views on the safety and/or effectiveness of this product candidate and may require additional data or may deny approval altogether; whether regulatory authorities will be satisfied with the design of and results from our clinical studies; whether and when any new drug applications for CYT-1010 may be filed with regulatory authorities in any jurisdictions; whether and when regulatory authorities in any jurisdictions may approve any such applications that may be filed or pending for CYT-1010, which will depend on the assessment by such regulatory authorities of the benefit-risk profile suggested by the totality of the efficacy and safety information submitted; decisions by regulatory authorities regarding labeling and other matters that could affect the availability or commercial potential of CYT-1010.

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Cytogel Pharma, LLC

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Is Social Security Enough? Marvel Wealth Management Offers Guide on Generating Income During Retirement

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With a shaky economic landscape from Covid-19, many retirees are finding it hard to settle down and live out their years comfortably. Increased taxes, inflation, rising healthcare costs, and unpredictable investment returns make for an uncertain future.

MELBOURNE , FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, October 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Many retirees aren’t confident that social security will support them through their retirement. With an uncertain future ahead, Marvel Wealth Management released a new guide that offers practical tips on how to prepare financially for retirement.

This guide states that retirees need to make 80% of their current working income to maintain their lifestyle. However, 41% of retirees are concerned they will outlive their savings and investments. Many people also expect that Social Security may be depleted before future retirees can benefit from it and expect higher tax rates or a later cash-out age.

To generate a consistent income and live comfortably during retirement, the guide suggests that people begin saving and investing well ahead of retirement years. Marvel Wealth suggests several forms of income to consider including:

• 401K plan: employer-matched savings plan
• IRA: Government-funded personal savings plan
• Pensions: Regular payments provided during retirement by a previous employer
• Real estate investment trusts: Property investments in mortgages or direct equity position s
• Annuities: Investment contract with an insurance company that guarantees return at a fixed, variable, immediate, or deferred rate
• Preferred stocks: Stocks that have a fixed dividend and provide different rights to shareholders
• Consulting: Income source from offering expertise in a specific industry

For adults near retirement, it’s never too late to start preparing. While it can be difficult to secure retirement funds at an older age, a financial advisor can help older adults consider what options can best help them generate enough income to maintain their quality of life after retiring.

Marvel Wealth Management offers financial advising and can help people build wealth and protect their assets throughout their entire career and beyond. They can help adults explore options for retirement plans, investment options, personal savings, and more. Interested parties can learn more by visiting the Marvel Wealth Management website.

Matthew Lamb
Marvel Wealth Management
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Source: EIN Presswire