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The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period: Your Guide to Making the Most of It

By James Cruz August 04, 2023

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is the time for Medicare beneficiaries to take charge of their healthcare coverage and make crucial decisions that will impact their well-being in the upcoming year. If you’re a Medicare beneficiary or helping…

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Protect Your Medicare Benefits with a Medicare Set-Aside

By James Cruz June 30, 2023

Medicare is an essential part of healthcare for many older individuals in the United States. When you’ve suffered an injury due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to understand the financial implications that can arise. That’s where Medicare Set-Asides…

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The Truth Behind These 5 Common Medicare Myths

By Jagger Esch June 23, 2023

Navigating the complexities of Medicare can often seem like a daunting task, as there is a plethora of misinformation surrounding the topic. Like any government funded program, Medicare is subject to various misconceptions…

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Unraveling Medicare’s Home Healthcare Coverage

By James Cruz May 20, 2023

When it comes to healthcare, we all want to be in control of our own lives – but sometimes, health issues can make that seem impossible. Luckily, Medicare offers coverage for home healthcare, which can help you or your loved ones maintain independence…

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All About Medicare Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage

By Peter Keers April 17, 2023

Although Medicare debuted in 1965, prescription drugs were not covered until 2003 when Medicare Part D was rolled out. Here are a few things to know before you decide if you need a Part D plan, and if so, how to choose a plan…

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Medicare Updates in 2023

By Jagger Esch January 30, 2023

Medicare is the federally funded health insurance program available to U.S. seniors and those under age 65 with certain disabilities. Each year updates are made to Medicare that allow for wider access, revisions to benefits, price adjustments, and more…

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Medicare Advantage Plans – All in One Solutions?

By Peter Keers January 21, 2023

For some of us age 65 or older, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B ) plus supplemental Medigap insurance provides all the healthcare coverage we need. However, others may want more benefits found in Medicare Advantage plans which technically…

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Medigap – Plugging Holes in Original Medicare

By Peter Keers December 25, 2022

As I mentioned in my earlier Sixty and Me blogs, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B ) covers most costs for hospital and doctor fees. However, there are some “gaps.” Most importantly, under Original Medicare, there are no limits on out-of-pocket expenses…

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Medicare Part B – What You Need to Know

By Peter Keers December 05, 2022

Medicare Part B, along with Medicare Part A, make up what is called Original Medicare. As I noted in my previous Sixty and Me blog, Medicare Part A covers inpatient care in a hospital and skilled nursing facility, hospice care and home healthcare…

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What Changes Can We Expect in Medicare in 2023?

By Lindsay Malzone November 23, 2022

Medicare annually reviews how well the coverage worked, the costs involved, and the spending. This annual review usually results in adjustments to the costs that are associated. Today we’ll discuss the changes that will occur in 2023 relating to Medicare…

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