Medicare Part D - the Prescription Drug Plan - is Working for Seniors

Washington got it right. Medicare Part D - Prescription Drug Plan - is working for seniors! Part D provides patients access to medicines at affordable prices. Better yet, patients' monthly premiums will average $30 in 2012...that's a 44% decrease from original projections (HHS).

And Part D is saving money on other healthcare services! Part D saves Medicare about $1,200 / year in hospital, nursing home and other costs for each senior who previously lacked comprehensive prescription drug...

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From: PhRMAPress

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2018 Medicare Costs

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts for 2018. The Medicare Part B deductible will remain $183, while the Part A deductible will increase from $1,316 to $1,340.

The standard Part B premium remains unchanged for 2018 at $134. However, some who get Social Security benefits will pay less. The amounts individuals earning $85,000 or more will pay also remains the same:...

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From: Michael Ferrara

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Medicare Part D Stages of Your Journey (Condensed)

Learn four simple rules to follow when choosing a Medicare plan with Part D prescription drug coverage, including looking at your Medicare plan premium, your prescription drug costs and copays, and the pharmacy network that’s right for you.

This video is intended to help you navigate your transition to the Medicare Part D plan. For more advice and information about choosing a Part D plan, visit http://www.roadmapformedicare.com. To enroll, get specific plan information and pricing, visit...

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From: Express Scripts

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Courtney: Medicare Part B Premiums will not increase

Congressman Courtney spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 announcing that Medicare beneficiaries will not see any increase in premium costs for Medicare Part B in 2014.

"Connecticut seniors will be glad to know that their Part B premiums will not go up a dime in 2014," Courtney said. "Thanks to CMS efforts to eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse, premium growth has been slower in the past five years than at any point in the program's history. For...

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From: Joe Courtney

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Medicare and You 2016 | Burlington County NJ Health Plan Finder

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What You Must Know About Health Insurance When You Turn 65!

When you turn 65 you become eligible for Medicare Part A through Social Security (if you qualify). However, you might also need Medicare Part B which requires a monthly premium.

Medicare also does NOT typically cover:

Dental care

Cosmetic surgery

Eye exams (to prescribe glasses)

Acupuncture

Dentures

Hearing aids and exams for...

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From: NJ Health Plan Finder

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Medicare Supplement Plan, Cary, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Charlotte, NC

http://www.ncsenioradvisorsgroup.com It's important to compare Medigap policies because costs can vary. The benefits in any Medigap Plan A through L are the same for any insurance company. Each insurance company decides which Medigap policies it wants to sell.

Generally, when you buy a Medigap policy you must have Medicare Part A and Part B. You will have to pay the monthly Medicare Part B premium. In addition, you will have to pay a premium to the Medigap insurance company.

You and your...

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From: SrAdvisors

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Medicare Supplements, Medigap Policies | Burlington County NJ Health Plan Finder

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What You Must Know About Health Insurance When You Turn 65!

When you turn 65 you become eligible for Medicare Part A through Social Security (if you qualify). However, you might also need Medicare Part B which requires a monthly premium.

Medicare also does NOT typically cover:

Dental care

Cosmetic surgery

Eye exams (to prescribe glasses)

Acupuncture

Dentures

Hearing aids and exams for...

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From: NJ Health Plan Finder

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Medicare Supplement Plan L

Medicare Supplemental Plan L policies are offered through private insurance companies as supplemental coverage to fill in the gaps in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) coverage. Because of the higher degree of cost-sharing, these plans generally have lower premiums than Plan F. Because Medicare Supplemental Plan L policies are offered through insurance companies and not through the federal government.

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From: Ahlbum Insurance Group

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2018 Medicare Changes (Part 1) - IRMA changes could cost you $thousands!

There are some important changes coming to Medicare in 2018 related to the Income Related Monthly Adjustments (IRMAs) for Part B and Part D Premiums. These changes could cost you thousands of dollars per year! There are also changes coming to Part D of Medicare. This video provides a brief overview of those IRMA and Part D Changes for 2018. We will provide additional videos later in the year when the additional 2018 changes are finalized.

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From: Senior Advisors

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Three Things to Know About Medicare Supplement If You Want to Save 20%

1. Medicare Supplement plans protect you from medical costs.

Medicare Supplement plans (also called Medigap plans) are offered through private insurers to help you pay for costs that Medicare Parts A and B don’t cover.

2. Benefits of Medicare Supplement plans are standardized.

Medicare Supplement plan “F” offers the most comprehensive coverage – and all “F” plans offer the same coverage, though premiums for “F” plans may differ from one insurer to another.

3. You may be...

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From: eHealth

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