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Six things to know about Fall Open Enrollment - Medicare ...

Fall Open Enrollment

Changing Medicare coverage

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Medicare Advantage Plan costs - Medicare Interactive

Medicare Advantage costs and coverage

Medicare Advantage Plan overview

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Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Medicare - Medicare ...

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are accounts for individuals with high-deductible health plans (HDHPs). Funds contributed to an HSA are not taxed when put into the HSA or when taken out, as long as they are used to pay for qualified medical expenses . Your employer may oversee your HSA, or you may have an individual HSA that is overseen by a bank, credit union, or insurance company.

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Increases in Part B premiums and the hold harmless provision

Increases in Part B premiums and the hold harmless provision

Original Medicare costs

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Part D when you have Medicare and Extra Help - Medicare ...

If you have Extra Help and do not choose a Part D plan, Medicare will automatically enroll you in a benchmark Part D plan. Benchmark Part D plans have a premium below the specified amount for your state, which means that Extra Help will pay the full cost of your Part D premium. Medicare will send you a notice telling you which plan it enrolled you in and what your costs are. If this plan does not...

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How to compare plans using the Medicare Star Rating System

Part D drug plans and Medicare Advantage Plans vary greatly in terms of costs and coverage. Each January, plans can change their coverage and costs for the new calendar year. This means that each fall, you should review your plan's coverage and compare it with other plans in your area to make sure you have the coverage that is best for you. Examine a plan's coverage, costs, drug coverage, and the...

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Extra Help basics - Medicare Interactive

Extra Help is a federal program that helps pay for some to most of the out-of-pocket costs of Medicare prescription drug coverage. It is also known as the Part D Low-Income Subsidy (LIS). If your monthly income up to $1,538 in 2018 ($2,078 for couples) and your assets are below specified limits, you may be eligible for Extra Help (see the Extra Help income and asset limit chart for...

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Participating, non-participating, and opt-out providers ...

If you have Original Medicare, your Part B costs once you have met your deductible can vary depending on the type of provider you see. For cost purposes, there are three types of provider, meaning three different relationships a provider can have with Medicare. A provider's type determines how much you will pay for Part B-covered services.

Participating providers accept Medicare and always take...

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Home health covered services - Medicare Interactive

If you qualify for the home health benefit , Medicare covers the following:

Skilled nursing services: Services performed by or under the supervision of a licensed or certified nurse to treat your injury or illness.

Services you may receive include injections (and teaching you to self-inject), tube feedings, catheter changes, observation and assessment of your condition, management and evaluation...

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Inpatient rehabilitation hospital care - Medicare Interactive

Rehabilitation hospitals are specialty hospitals or parts of acute care hospitals that offer intensive inpatient rehabilitation therapy. You may need inpatient care in a rehabilitation hospital if you are recovering from a serious illness, surgery, or injury and require a high level of specialized care that generally cannot be provided in another setting (such as in your home or a skilled nursing...

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