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Medicare Advantage Plans - Selecting The Right Option
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Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage
When people think about Medicare, they think about the healthcare of an older generation. Baby boomers started to reach retirement age two years ago. The boomers, as...
What is Medicare Advantage? - Medicare.net
At the end of the day, which option you choose depends on a lot of personal factors, including your medical history, budget, and lifestyle.
Here are some of the major pros and cons of signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan.
Cost Savings with Medicare Advantage
When you're enrolled in traditional Medicare policies, you will be responsible for 20...
Medicare Part A Enrollment Information For 2017
Inpatient care for qualifying clinical research studies
Mental health facilities
Private-duty nursing is not covered under Medicare Part A, and you won't get a private room unless it's medically necessary. Also, if there's a separate charge for having a phone or TV in your room, then Medicare won't cover these things either. You'll also be responsible for your own personal care items.
Prescription Discount Cards - Medicare.net
Prescription discount cards as a way to help avoid the Medicare donut hole
These issues are particularly prevalent when Medicare participants are within the coverage gap (donut hole). This is the period of time after Medicare and the participant jointly pay $3,310 a year in 2016 and $3,700 a year in 2017 on prescription-related costs. The donut hole includes copays, deductibles and the cost of...
When Should I Apply For Medicare?
When to Apply for Medicare
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When it comes to subjects like Medicare, keeping up with important dates and deadlines can be difficult, especially if you already have a lot on your plate. Each portion of Medicare has its own enrollment deadlines that largely depend on your...
Medicare Part B - Medicare Enrollment Information
Eye examinations needed for prescriptions
Hearing aids, along with their fitting exams
Routine care for foot treatments
Medicare is not a one-size-fits-all program, because people have different medical needs as they age. When applying for Medicare, you have options about the portions of the program in which you want to enroll. While some people get enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B...
Medicare Special Enrollment Periods - Medicare.net
hen applying for Medicare special enrollment periods, it's important to know that they're not guaranteed. Each SEP has its own rules and considerations. Certain factors, such as consumers' age, employment status, location and state of health, are taken into account. But for those found eligible, the 5-star Medicare special enrollment period may extend enrollment. This SEP utilizes the healthcare...