Wednesday, June 16, 2021

RPEC and COVID-19

RPEC Council Office Closure – Updated 5-4-2020

Based on the Governor’s extended “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, the RPEC Council Office will remain closed through May 31st.  The office closure could be extended based on further guidance from public officials. Here is the link to our post about the extended order: Governor Inslee extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ During this time, RPEC staff will have the ability …

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Chapter Meeting Cancellations – Updated 5-4-2020

Chapter Meeting Cancellations All March/April/May Chapter Meetings have been cancelled. The safety and health of RPEC members is our foremost concern. We have resources that can assist chapters in communicating with their members remotely, including group emails, automated robo-calls, and conference call systems. Chapter leaders may contact the Council Office if they need assistance utilizing these resources. Those over 65 …

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Medicare and COVID-19 – Updated 4-2-2020

Medicare and COVID-19 FAQs on Medicare Coverage and Costs Related to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment By Juliette Cubanski & Meredith Freed; Kaiser Family Foundation ~ Mar 30, 2020   More than 60 million people ages 65 and older and younger adults with long-term disabilities are covered by Medicare. Due to their older age and higher likelihood of having serious medical …

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Chapter Leadership Conference Call Notes 3-18-2020

On Wednesday, March 18th, RPEC Executive Director James Cockburn held a conference call with RPEC leaders to discuss the on-going situation with the COVID-19 outbreak, the impact it is having on RPEC’s operations, and the guidance for chapter leaders on how to continue to communicate with their members.  The notes from that call can be found here: Conference Call Notes …

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