Medicare

Medicare is a topic that concerns many of us who live in the United States. Here you will find tips, updates, and more.

1 year ago

Ovarian Cancer and Medicare: What You Need to Know

Ovarian cancer is a relatively common form of cancer that disproportionately affects women over the age of 60. Ovarian cancer is much easier to treat when it is caught early, which is why preventative screenings…

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1 year ago

Using Telehealth Services to Receive Care During COVID-19 Safely

Now more than ever, because of the unprecedented public health emergency caused by the Covid-19 disease, the health, safety, and welfare of those of us who have severe chronic medical conditions, like heart, lung, or kidney disease…

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1 year ago

Medicare vs. Medicaid: What Seniors, Loved Ones, and Caregivers Should Know

Although their names sound similar, Medicare and Medicaid are two different types of healthcare programs offered by the United States government. While both cover healthcare costs, the eligibility requirements for each program…

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1 year ago

Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Original Medicare: Let’s Discuss the Benefits

Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Part C, must include everything Original Medicare (Parts A and B) offers. Additionally, these plans provide a variety of benefits that Original Medicare lacks. Contrary to what many believe…

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1 year ago

3 Top Reasons Medicare Star Ratings Are Important

Whether it’s Medicare Advantage or Part D star ratings, knowing how plans stack up next to each other is important. Medicare star ratings can give you an idea of how others felt about the policy, and they can help you see how policies perform…

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1 year ago

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

Many older Americans with moderate to significant hearing loss are interested in this question: Does Medicare cover the cost of hearing aids? The answer to this question is even more important because hearing aids can dramatically improve users’ quality of life. However, we can’t also ignore the fact that hearing aids are expensive. Most models […]

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1 year ago

What Will Medicare Look Like in a Post-Covid World?

The coronavirus has changed many things in the world, healthcare and Medicare included. But what will Medicare look like in a post-Covid world? Well, there are some changes we’ve noticed, including increased access to telemedicine…

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1 year ago

3 Tips to De-Stress your Journey into the Medicare System

If you’re turning 65 in the next 12 months, I surely don’t have to tell you what your mailbox likely looks like! The mailers and post cards are piled high in some bin to get to later, when you know you have to sit down and think about Medicare…

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2 years ago

Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare

October is Depression Awareness Month, depression being a serious mental health disorder that is plaguing Americans now more than ever due to the pandemic. In June, 31% of U.S. adults reported struggling with symptoms…

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2 years ago

The 4 Golden Rules to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period

With October right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), also known as Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15th to December 7th. It’s important for beneficiaries to gather…

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