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Medicare Part D: Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage (Part D) to everyone with Medicare. Medicare Part D plans are offered by private companies to help cover the cost

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Can You Laminate Your Medicare Card?

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One of the most common questions we receive is, "Can you laminate your Medicare card?" It's a great question because many people think of their card the same way as they think of their Social Security card - and just like certain things …

Will Medicare Pay for a Lift Chair?

About Medicare

People who need help getting in and out of their chair daily due to life changes such as aging, arthritis, or a recent mobility-limiting surgery, often consider buying a lift chair. However, lift chairs can cost hundreds – or even thousands …

Does Aetna Cover My Prescription Drugs?

Coverage

Without coverage, the costs of prescription drugs can add up, especially as we get older. Many seniors are surprised by the overwhelming expense of medications and have concerns about how their Medicare choices can affect them. If you have …

Medicare: Who Pays First?

Who Pays First If I Have Other Health Coverage? If you have Medicare and other health coverage, each type of coverage is called a "payer.” When …

Does Medicare Cover a Biopsy?

Does Medicare Cover a Biopsy?

When your doctor suggests a biopsy, you may be understandably concerned, but knowing what to expect can help. Procedures can be costly, and when you …

Does Medicare Cover a Pancreas Transplant?

A pancreas transplant offers a potential cure for type 1 diabetes, but this surgery is reserved for people who live with severe secondary …

Does Medicare Cover a Personal Trainer?

Does Medicare Cover a Personal Trainer?

Staying healthy and active is essential, especially as we age. Cardiovascular activity, strength training, and flexibility exercises, in conjunction …

Does Medicare Cover Air Purifiers?

Does Medicare Cover Air Purifiers?

If you live with allergies, asthma, or chronic respiratory issues, you know that pollen, pollutants, smoke, mold, pesticides and other chemicals in …

Does Medicare Cover Botox?

Does Medicare Cover Botox?

Botox injections get a lot of attention for reducing frown lines, crow’s feet, and wrinkles, but there is more to know about this medication and how …

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What is the Medicare Donut Hole?

About Medicare

Did you know some Medicare prescription drug plans (PDPs) or Medicare Advantage plans with prescription drug coverage (MA-PDs) have annual coverage limits? If you reach the annual coverage limit, you enter a temporary coverage gap, called “the donut hole.” During this period, you begin to pay a …

Services Covered by Medicare Part A & Part B

About Medicare

Medicare covers many tests, items and services like lab tests, surgeries, and doctor visits – as well as supplies, like wheelchairs and walkers. In general, Part A covers things like hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, hospice, and home health services. Medicare Part B covers medically …

Your Medicare Benefits: What Is the Limiting Charge?

About Medicare

When you visit a doctor or provider that accepts assignment, you know that they are contracted with Medicare to accept the Medicare-approved amount for a particular service as full payment. If you choose to go to a physician or supplier that does not accept assignment, there are a few things you …

Medicare Part D: Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage (Part D) to everyone with Medicare. Medicare Part D plans are offered by private companies to help cover the cost of prescription drugs. Everyone with …

Medicare Part C

A Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) is a health coverage choice for Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare Advantage Plans, sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans,” are offered by private …

Medicare Part B

Medicare Part B helps cover medically necessary services like doctors' services, outpatient care, home health services, and other medical services. Part B also covers some preventive services. You can …

What is Medicare Parts A & B

What Is Original Medicare Part A and B? Friday, January 31, 2014 8:10 AM Part A and Part B are often referred to as “Original Medicare.” Original Medicare is one of your health coverage choices as …

Medicare Part A

Medicare Part A Helps Cover: Inpatient care in hospitals (such as critical access hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and long-term care hospitals) Inpatient care in a skilled …

What is Medicare?

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for: People age 65 or older; People with certain disabilities; or People with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure …

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Coverage

17 Questions to Ask About Your Prescription Drugs

Whether you were prescribed a new medication or have been taking Rx meds for some time, there are important questions you can ask your doctor to become better informed about the prescription drugs you take. Getting the facts about your medications and over-the-counter drugs can help prevent unintended consequences. For example, drug interactions can potentially […]

About Medicare

4 Tips to Help Your Parents Prepare for Medicare

Many people start out learning about Medicare by helping their senior parents find health insurance coverage. Medicare can be confusing at first, and it’s not uncommon to find yourself up to the ears and knee-deep in information about Medicare. But you certainly don’t have to go about it alone. There are a number of great […]

Administration

9 Questions to Help Prevent Surprise Medical Bills

Unfortunately, many people are hit with surprise medical bills and fees after being treated by a healthcare provider at a clinic or hospital. Even when patients make every effort to understand their insurance policy and healthcare costs, it can be challenging to grasp detailed billing information, especially if you are in the midst of a […]

About Medicare

What Is Medicare Advantage? 

Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance coverage for individuals over the age of 65, individuals under 65 with certain disabilities, and those diagnosed with ESRD. It’s divided into four parts; Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) are one of several options within the Medicare program. Follow […]

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