Medicare and You 2016 | Burlington County NJ Health Plan Finder

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)



Hearing aids and exams for...

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From: NJ Health Plan Finder

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2016 Medicare Changes

On Nov 10, 2015, CMS announced the 2016 Medicare Changes for Part B Premiums, Part B Deductible, Part A deductible & co-pays. This short video is intended to provide a brief overview of those changes, who is impacted, and an example of how you can mitigate the cost increases with some cost savings opportunities.

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From: Senior Advisors

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Medicare costs set to increase in 2016

Part B premiums are set to increase 50% on January 1st, which could financially hurt thousands of patients, as well as the state budget.

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From: WWLP-22News

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Medicare in 2016

On Thursday, October 15, the Social Security Administration announced that there will be no cost of living adjustment (COLA) for 2016. At the same time, the Medicare Part B premium and deductible is expected to increase significantly for some people next year.


Watch the Medicare Rights Center, Social Security Works, and the Alliance for Retired Americans discuss what this means for you.

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From: Medicare Rights Center

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Vlogmas #8 - Medicare's Late Enrollment Penalty - The LEP

The cost of the late enrollment penalty depends on how long you went without Part D or creditable prescription drug coverage.

Medicare calculates the penalty by multiplying 1% of the "national base beneficiary premium" ($33.13 in 2015, $34.10 in 2016) times the number of full, uncovered months you didn't have Part D or creditable coverage. The monthly premium is rounded to the nearest $.10 and added to your monthly Part D premium.

The national base beneficiary premium may increase each year,...

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From: JustJimmie

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How to Choose a Medigap Policy

Robert Bache, "MedicareBob" explains how to choose a Medigap Policy.

1) Are all Medigap Plans the same? Yes, the letter of the Medigap Plan determines what it will cover, not the insurance company that is offering it.

2) Does your Doctor accept Medigap? Yes, as long as your Doctor accepts Medicare, than your Doctor will accept your Medigap Plan.

3) Which is the BEST Medigap Plan? I recommend the Medigap Plan G. Plan G is predictable, as long as you pay your monthly premium, the only out of...

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From: Robert Bache

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