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Does Medicare Cover Alternative Medicine?

Does Medicare Cover Alternative Medicine?

It’s not a given that Medicare automatically approves helpful, alternative medical care. The better news is that alternative care is not automatically denied, either. The challenge for many Medicare beneficiaries is understanding the rules of their state and insurance...

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Green Card Holders & Medicare Eligibility

Green Card Holders & Medicare Eligibility

Proving Eligibility For Medicare There are over 63 million people now enrolled in Medicare. For many Green Card holders, Medicare is vital, now with more than 2 million (of 14 million Green Card holders) non-US citizens enrolled. For those entitled to Social Security,...

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Three Medicare Benefits You Don’t Want to Pass Up

Three Medicare Benefits You Don’t Want to Pass Up

Your Medicare benefits will come in handy if you experience any health issues. But what if you stay healthy all year? That’s great, but you should still take advantage of your Medicare benefits. As a Medicare beneficiary, you’re entitled to various preventive...

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Medicare Mental Health Benefits: What Does Medicare Cover?

Medicare Mental Health Benefits: What Does Medicare Cover?

Many seniors and people with disabilities struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues. Many seniors and people with disabilities also depend on Medicare for their healthcare. This leads to an important question – how does Medicare cover mental health and...

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Medicare COVID Coverage Update: Free Masks, Tests and Boosters

Medicare COVID Coverage Update: Free Masks, Tests and Boosters

We’re now two years into the pandemic. Hopefully, we’ll be able to put it behind us soon. In the meantime, you may need masks, tests and vaccine boosters. The good news is that you can get all of these for free. Here’s an update on Medicare COVID coverage. Free...

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Signing Up for Medicare at Age 65: Six Questions to Ask

Signing Up for Medicare at Age 65: Six Questions to Ask

Your 65th birthday is an important Medicare milestone. Although some people qualify for Medicare earlier based on disability, most people first become eligible for the program when they turn 65. Many of these people want to enroll immediately, but some people decide...

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Medicare OEP: Everything You Need to Know

Medicare OEP: Everything You Need to Know

2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D plans went into effect on January 1. Now that you’ve had a little time to see what your plan is like, there’s a chance you’re disappointed. From Jan. 1 to March 31, individuals that are currently enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan...

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How to Get “Extra Help” with Prescriptions

How to Get “Extra Help” with Prescriptions

The majority of Americans work up until the Medicare qualifying age of 65 to retire and enjoy the infamous golden years. Unfortunately, the golden years are getting more expensive, a large part of it due to the rising costs of healthcare and prescription drug...

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Medicare Insurance Rates: What’s New for 2022

Medicare Insurance Rates: What’s New for 2022

Medicare costs are set to increase in 2022. This was expected, but CNBC says some of the increases are much higher than anticipated. If you’re enrolled in Medicare or plan to enroll soon, you need to pay attention to the new Medicare insurance rates for 2022. 2022...

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Medicare Star Ratings – What You Need to Know

Medicare Star Ratings – What You Need to Know

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D prescription drug plans are offered by private insurance companies. According to Healthcare Finance, a poll found that 95% of the seniors surveyed think it’s important to have coverage options other than traditional Medicare....

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Get the Most out of the Medicare & You Handbook

Get the Most out of the Medicare & You Handbook

Medicare coverage can get complicated. Thankfully, it comes with an instruction manual. That manual is the Medicare & You handbook, and Medicare updates it every year. It’s filled with useful information, so make sure you have the current edition and that you know...

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