Medicare Open Enrollment is your chance to change your Medicare coverage choices for the coming year if you choose to. It starts on October 15 and runs through December 7. Changes go into effect on January 1.
Medicare eligibility kicks in for most of us when we turn 65. But you may not have needed Medicare right away because you or your spouse worked past your 65th birthday and had an employer-sponsored health care plan. Now you’re getting ready to retire and may lose your current insurance. What happens next?
Medicare fraud can be big business for fraudsters and a big problem for taxpayers.
Did you know that one in three people over the age of 65 fall every year?1 Falling can put you at risk of serious injury and is the leading cause of accidental death in older adults.2 But there is a lot you can do to help prevent falls—from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home.
Original Medicare (Parts A and B) covers many medical and hospital services. But it doesn’t cover everything.
By John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network