Health & Wellness | Thu, Oct 08, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Take the Sting Out of Dry Eye

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Do you frequently experience dry, scratchy, or stinging eyes? You may have a condition called dry eye.

Medicare Tips & Resources, OEP | Wed, Oct 07, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Should You Change Your Medicare Plan?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Your mailbox may be filled lately with Medicare information and plan offers. That’s because Medicare Open Enrollment starts on Oct. 15. It ends on Dec. 7. This is your chance to change your Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) for the upcoming year.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Oct 06, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

How to Get to Yes When Off-Label Drug Use is Denied

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

If your doctor hands you a drug prescription and your Medicare Part D plan won’t cover it, the drug may be considered “off-label.”

Medicare Tips & Resources | Thu, Oct 01, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Part D Can Be Costly. Financial Assistance May Help.

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

If you have trouble paying for your Medicare Part D plan, you may qualify for a type of financial assistance called Extra Help.

Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Sep 29, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Hey, Doc. I’m Over Here.

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Remember when the doctor’s exam room was lined with big glass jars of tongue depressors and cotton balls? Back then, a lot of doctors even made house calls. It was just you, the doctor, and maybe your mom, sitting together and talking.

Medicare Tips & Resources | Thu, Sep 24, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Don’t Get Dinged by Disaster. Plan Ahead

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Disasters and emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. They also tend to strike unexpectedly.

Medicare Tips & Resources | Wed, Sep 23, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

What is Creditable Drug Coverage?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare late enrollment penalties can sneak up on you if you don’t know the rules.

Health & Wellness | Tue, Sep 22, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

Does Milk Give You a Bellyache?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Some people have a “gut reaction” after drinking milk or eating milk products. The reaction may include bloating, diarrhea and gas.

Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Fri, Sep 18, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Caregivers Need Help Understanding Medicare, Too

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

By John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, NMEW | Thu, Sep 17, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Original Medicare + Supplement or Medicare Advantage: Can You Switch?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Original Medicare (Parts A and B) doesn’t cover all your health care costs. Some people add a Medicare supplement insurance plan and a prescription drug plan (Part D) to Original Medicare. Others choose a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) with drug coverage instead. Either approach may help deal with costs not paid by Original Medicare.