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Medicare And Medicaid - What are the differences?
However, Medicare was created specifically to serve those people reaching 65 years of age. But Medicaid had a much different functionality: To...
Medicare Tax Questions - Taxation Information On Medicare
Medicare Tax Questions - Most Commonly Asked Questions
What is the Medicare tax?
Your employer automatically withholds the Medicare tax from your paycheck in order to help cover the costs of the country's Medicare program.
The tax comprises one part of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA). Employers are required by law to collect both Medicare and Social Security tax and submit the...
What Is The Medicare Hospital Benefit Period?
Traditional Medicare hospital coverage
Here is a breakdown of how much Medicare will cover and how much you'll owe out-of-pocket for individual hospital benefit periods:
You will be expected to pay for the initial cost of your hospital stay up to a limit of $1,288. This is your hospital deductible for Medicare Part A. As opposed to other Medicare deductibles, it begins anew with every hospital...
The 2018 open enrollment period (OEP) for Medicare ...
The 2018 open enrollment period (OEP) for Medicare
The 2018 open enrollment period (OEP) for Medicare started on October 15, 2017 and runs through December 7th this year. Whether you're new to the program or want to switch to a different kind of coverage, here are important dates and deadlines to keep in mind:
October 15th: Medicare open enrollment starts. This is your chance to switch from...
2017 Medicare Annual Enrollment deadlines ...
The 2017 Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) for Medicare will run from October 15, 2016, through December 7, 2016. Below are some important dates and deadlines to be aware of: