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The Different Medicare Enrollment Periods 2018 Explained
Initial Enrollment, General Enrollment, Open Enrollment, Special Enrollment - those Medicare terms are confusing to many consumers. In the following, we will explain the differences and your options to enroll in Medicare health plans.
When Can I Enroll in Medicare Part A and B in 2018?
If you already receiving benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board, you will automatically...
Medicare Enrollment 2018 Important Dates - Medicare Advantage
When you first become eligible for Medicare (when you turn 65, or if you are disabled), you will automatically be enrolled in original Medicare Part A and Part B if you are receiving benefits from Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). You have an Initial Enrollment Period of seven months (3 months before and after you become eligible) to add additional Medicare health care...
Humana Medicare Dental Plans 2018 - Medicare Advantage
Routine dental care and dentures are not covered under original Medicare. Even when you are enrolled in a supplemental plan (also known as Medigap policy), you are not covered for dental services, as these policies only help you with the costs for Medicare approved services - and treatments at your dentist are not covered by Medicare.
What about Medicare advantage plans? Do they cover dental?...
Don't Miss The Medicare Open Enrollment Period 2018
The Medicare open enrollment period for 2018 will be from October 15th through December 7th, 2018. Changes will take effect on January 1st, 2019.
The Open Enrollment period is the time when senior citizens and the disabled on Medicare are able to determine whether or not their current Medicare coverage is working for them. If are currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan or Part D...
Medicare Premiums And Deductibles 2018 (Part A and B)
The Medicare insurance premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance rates for 2018 are:
Medicare Part A: Hospital Insurance Premium 2018
Most people do not pay a monthly Medicare Part A premium since they or their husband or wife have had sufficient Medicare-covered employment
For those that are not eligible for premium-free hospital insurance the Part A premium is $422 per month in 2018
Read more on the official Medicare.gov website here .
Medicare Part B: Medical Insurance Premium 2018
The standard Part B premium for 2018 is $134 for beneficiaries who already have the Social Security...
How Much Is The Medicare Part D Late Enrollment Penalty 2018?
One of the worst surprises for someone on Medicare are unexpected costs. While the prescription drug benefit is voluntary, if you don't enroll when you first become eligible, you may have to pay a hefty late enrollment penalty if you choose to sign up at a later date.
Penalty: You are charged an extra 1% of Medicare's national average drug insurance premium for each month that you did not have...