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Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Are you aware that your durable medical equipment (DME) may be covered under Medicare? Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers medically necessary durable medical equipment that your doctor prescri ... READ MORE

Understanding Social Security

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Over 62 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits. (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2017), but Social Security is more than just a retirement program. ... READ MORE

Social Security Retirement Benefits

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Social Security was originally intended to provide older Americans with continuing income after retirement. Since then, the scope of Social Security has been widened to include survivor's, disability, ... READ MORE

How to Replace a Medicare Card

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Lose your Medicare card? It happens. With you can order a replacement Medicare card. To do so, select the Order Card button located on the Replacement Medicare Card tab from the My Acco ... READ MORE

Additional Coverage Under Medicare

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

If you’re already covered by Medicare, you may wonder if you need additional health insurance. Medicare generally won't cover all of your medical expenses, so it may be wise to purchase health insuran ... READ MORE

Medicare, Medicaid, & VA Military Benefits Differences

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

There are three major government programs that offer healthcare benefits: Medicare, Medicaid, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA, formerly the Veterans Administration). Eligibility is dif ... READ MORE

Different Types of Long-Term Care

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

There are different types of long-term care. Long-term care refers to a broad range of medical and personal services designed to assist individuals who have lost their ability to function independentl ... READ MORE

Guide to Prescription Drug Coverage

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

What is a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan? Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage adds to your Medicare health care coverage and helps you pay for both brand-name and generic drugs. These M ... READ MORE

A Quick Look at Your Medicare Coverage Choices

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

There are two primary ways to get your Medicare coverage—Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan. Use these steps to help you decide which way you would prefer to receive your Medicare benefits ... READ MORE

Medicare: Who Pays First?

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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 there's more than one payer, "coordination of benefits” ... READ MORE

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