News & Announcements

CMS Reminds Eligible Consumers They Have Coverage for COVID-19 Booster Shots at No Cost

Posted:November 3, 2021

Following the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent action that authorized a booster shot of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for certain populations and a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reminding eligible consumers that coverage is available…

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CMS Will Pay for COVID-19 Booster Shots, Eligible Consumers Can Receive at No Cost

Posted:October 6, 2021

Following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent action that authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for certain high-risk populations and a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to provide coverage for this critical protection from the virus,…

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IFEBP 2021

Posted:October 4, 2021

T minus two weeks:  Come see our CEO, John Dulczak, speak at IFEBP in Denver!!!  If you’ll be attending the conference, mark this on your event calendar – You don’t want to miss this!!!

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Labor First Completes Recapitalization with Great Hill Partners

Posted:July 29, 2021

We are excited to announce our recapitalization with Great Hill Partners, a leading growth-oriented private equity firm, who align perfectly with our company mission of improving the retirement experience for each and every one of our members.  We are thrilled to welcome the Great Hill team of Mark Taber, Rafael Cofino and Michael Noel to…

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Biden Administration Continues Efforts to Increase Vaccinations By Bolstering Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries

Posted:June 18, 2021

As part of President Biden’s commitment to increasing access to vaccinations, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced an additional payment amount for administering in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to Medicare beneficiaries who have difficulty leaving their homes or are otherwise hard-to-reach. This announcement further demonstrates continued efforts of the Biden-Harris Administration to meet…

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CMS proposes to enhance the medical workforce in rural and underserved communities to support COVID-19 recovery and beyond

Posted:May 4, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (CMS-1752-P) today for inpatient and long-term care hospitals that builds on the Biden Administration’s key priorities to close health care equity gaps and provide greater accessibility to care. Major provisions in the proposed rule would fund medical residency positions in hospitals in rural…

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We’ve Moved!

Posted:February 26, 2021

Labor First is excited to announce OUR NEW OFFICE MOVE!! Stay tuned for updates over the next few months and please notice our new address as well!!

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Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D Will Provide Better Coverage, More Access and Improved Transparency for Medicare Beneficiaries

Posted:February 8, 2021

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that further advances the agency’s efforts to strengthen and modernize the Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug programs. The changes finalized today are generally effective for the 2022 plan year and will potentially lower enrollee cost sharing on some of the…

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