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Claire Noel-Miller

Claire Noel-Miller, MPA, PhD, is a senior strategic policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute. Her areas of expertise include traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage and quantitative research methods applied to health policy issues. Read her full biography.
Good news for millions of older adults in the U.S. who suffer from hearing loss. The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) has just approved over-the-counter sale of basic hearing aids for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Many older adults are unable to afford the hearing care they need. But that could soon change, thanks to a pair of developments.
Here's a look at some notable innovations in Original Medicare that put person and family first.
Congress has recently made some important changes aimed at helping people have a smooth transition to Medicare.
Black female doctor showing digital tablet to senior patient
Policy makers should take immediate steps to reduce the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Hispanic adults.
Black woman paying bills online
Emerging evidence shows that COVID-19 is having a disproportionate impact on older Blacks and Hispanics.
An older man wearing a protective face mask chooses a shopping cart at the supermarket
SNAP, formerly "food stamps," needs additional investments and flexibility to respond to the pandemic.
Recently passed legislation will allow food programs to ramp up home meal delivery.
Urban elderly
One in four older black and Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries is food insecure.
There are lots of changes taking place in Medicare’s private plans. As the Medicare program modernizes, those in traditional Medicare should not be left behind
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