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As you get closer to the age of 65, you start getting bombarded with advertisements about Medicare. It can get confusing trying to sort through all the acronyms and letters: AEP, OEP, Part A, B, C, D?! Not to mention all the “medi” things that sound alike: Medicare vs Medicaid vs Medigap. Let’s clear up the confusion.What is Medicare?Medicare is a federal insurance program available to people 65 and older, though certain disabilities also allow
While Original Medicare covers a lot of services, it usually won’t cover routine dental, vision, and hearing care. Unfortunately, many beneficiaries are surprised to find this out and often ignore their health needs in favor of saving the out-of-pocket expenses. Don’t ignore your health any longer. There are options available to you, such as a Medicare Advantage Plan or supplemental dental, vision, and hearing plans.What is Covered Under a Medicare Advantage Plan? Dental Coverage: Those
Managing Medicare Advantage Medicare can get a bit pricey at times when you factor in all your deductibles, premiums, co-pays and services specific to your health. Some of you might prefer to sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan. This plan offers a privatized alternative to Original Medicare and requires that you see certain doctors that operate within the network. Within the Medicare Advantage world, there are methods to keep your spending to a minimum to
Dealing with a chronic illness can be stressful and scary, especially if you don’t know how you’re going to pay for your treatment options. With the rising price of insulin, taking care of your diabetes Medicare costs seems more and more difficult. We can help show you how the right Medicare plan can relieve these worrisome money burdens. You deserve the most cost-effective coverage plan through Medicare to lead a happy and healthy life.As someone
If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take action to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease.First, Recognize the SymptomsBefore we go any further, make sure you are able to identify the telltale signs of Coronavirus. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association:98% of patients have a
At some point or other, everyone is going to need Medicare. By the time you hit 65, it’s expected of you that you have looked through the various plans offered and begin the sign up process to get you covered federally. These plans try to optimize affordability and accessibility to get you the best coverage possible. However, they can also be pretty expensive if you don’t have much of a retirement fund. Prescription drugs especially