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Medicare For Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies

Medicare For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet

By Patricia Barry

If you're new to Medicare (or soon will be), here's some information at a glance on three crucial Medicare topics: a useful list of do's and don'ts to keep in mind before you embark on the program; a quick run-through of the best times to enroll, depending on your specific circumstances; and a mini-directory of organizations that can...

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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies Cheat ...

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet

By Patricia Barry

Medicare Part D is the prescription drug coverage portion of Medicare. And Part D can be confusing -- a pity, because those who need to understand it most are often elderly. You can start to unravel the Medicare mystery by first understanding who qualifies for Medicare. If you still have questions about...

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Hospital Benefit Periods in Medicare Part A - dummies

Hospital Benefit Periods in Medicare Part A

Hospital Benefit Periods in Medicare Part A

By Patricia Barry

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A hospital benefit period is one of those pieces in the Medicare jigsaw puzzle that people find especially difficult to understand. And that's not in the least surprising. Wouldn't you think that a benefit period is simply a length of time...

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Medicare’s Rules for Eligibility for Home Healthcare Services

Medicare home healthcare services are largely home health visits, whereas Medicaid's are mostly in the category of personal care visits. Because Medicaid home care varies by state, start your search with Medicare. For people who are eligible for both programs (the duals), Medicare is the first payer.

Medicare's eligibility rules are fairly stringent:

You or your parent must be under a doctor's...

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What Medicare Part D Covers - dummies

All about formularies

Formulary is jargon that becomes familiar when you're in Part D because it directly affects what you pay. A formulary is simply the list of drugs that each Part D plan decides to cover. (No national formulary exists.) Here's why it's important that your drugs are included on your plan's formulary:

You usually have to pay the whole tab for drugs that aren't covered. Your plan...

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Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Medical Billing & Coding For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet

By Karen Smiley

Working as a medical biller and coder is a challenging and rewarding job that takes you into the heart of the medical industry. To succeed, you'll need to know how to file an error-free claim, important acronyms, what to expect as the U.S. prepares for ICD-10, and what to look for in a payer contract.

Medical Billing:...

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Ten Myths about Medical Transcription - dummies

Ten Myths about Medical Transcription

Ten Myths about Medical Transcription

By Anne Martinez

There's a lot of misinformation floating around about the ins and outs of a medical transcription career. Some of it comes from honest misconceptions; the rest comes from training companies that want your money.

Medical transcription (MT) is interesting and challenging. You can train from home and work...

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