Medicare Give Back Plans Explained

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Helping You to Understand Medicare Give Back There are pros and cons of Medicare give back plans that will be helpful for you to know. Simplified, choosing the basic Medicare Parts A and B coverage, and sometimes Part C, that has a giveback plan will offer savings to some extent. But there are other things […]

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Are Lab Tests Covered by Medicare?

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Find Out if Your Lab Test Is Covered by Medicare Most Medicare recipients will need to have lab work for one reason or another in the coming years. Depending on the situation, if you have Medicare Part A and/or Part B, your lab test is likely covered. However, there are some tests that might need […]

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Explaining the Medicare Late Enrollment Penalty

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While Medicare is intended to provide important health care coverage for seniors and the disabled, it comes with a host of rules that can make it tricky to navigate. One of those rules involves enrolling in Medicare and, more specifically, when you should do it. Read on as we tackle explaining the Medicare late enrollment […]

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How Does the Medicare Donut Hole Work?

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4 Things You Need to Know About the Medicare Donut Hole The Medicare donut (doughnut) hole or Medicare gap is one of the most complicated areas of Medicare. Due to changes that occur in Medicare almost every year, it takes someone who is specifically trained in Medicare practices to help guide you through this maze. […]

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Are Dental Services Covered by Medicare?

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Estimates show there are over 63 million people enrolled in Medicare. If you are one of that number, you may have questions about your Medicare coverage. There are a lot of unknowns, especially when it comes to additional benefits such as dental services. What dental services are covered by Medicare? This question is a common […]

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65 and Still Working? Here’s What You Need To Know About Medicare

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There are a lot of misconceptions about Medicare, especially for those who are still working at 65. Here are some of the most common questions and answers to help clear things up. What You Need to Know Medicare is a health insurance program for people age 65 or older, and for some younger people with […]

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Primary and Secondary Medicare Insurance

While some beneficiaries have Medicare as their sole insurance, it’s also typical to have Medicare in addition to another form of insurance to lower out-of-pocket expenditures. When this happens, benefits are pre-coordinated, with one policy serving as main insurance and the other as supplementary insurance. Some of your deductibles or copayments may or may not […]

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Does Medicare Insurance Cover Chair Lifts?

A lift chair assists a person in shifting from a seated to a standing posture. When you press a button, the chair rises or lifts on an inclination, giving it the appearance of a reclining chair. Lift chairs are covered by Medicare if prescribed by a doctor for a medical reason. When Will Medicare Pay […]

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5-Star Rated Medicare Advantage Plans

Take a Look at Some 5-Star Medicare Advantage Plans Medicare Advantage is a health insurance available to Medicare recipients. They are given the option to choose Medicare or Medicare Advantage based on their needs. Medicare Advantage includes some services, often drug plans, that conventional Medicare does not include. Services can still be obtained by paying out […]

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Medicare Part B Simplified

Many people have a difficult time understanding the specifics of Medicare Part B. To help you make your Medicare choices, we’re going to simplify it with some concise explanations. If you go to a medical office to have an outpatient exam or procedure, it is likely covered by Medicare Part B. What Medicare Part B Covers […]

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