Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

How Much Does Medicare Part B Cost?

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Medicare Part B covers doctor visits, lab tests, preventive screenings and other outpatient health care services. Part B costs include a monthly premium, an annual deductible and coinsurance for most services.

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Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

3 Ways to Dispose of Your Old, Unused Medications Safely

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 09, 2019 @ 12:04 PM

How to Avoid the Medicare Part B Late Penalty

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Medicare Part B pays 80 percent of outpatient health care costs and 100 percent for many preventive services. But it pays to think carefully about when to sign up. Here’s why.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 02, 2019 @ 10:52 AM

Is Medicare Mandatory?

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Strictly speaking, Medicare is not mandatory. But very few people will have no Medicare coverage at all – ever. You may have good reasons to delay signing up, though.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Mar 26, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

What Does Medicare Cover for Diabetics?

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If you have diabetes, you know it’s a day-to-day reality that needs to be attended to. It can feel like a full-time job, but you don’t have to do it alone.

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Health & Wellness | Thu, Mar 21, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Heart Healthy Help from Medicare

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Heart disease kills an estimated 610,000 Americans each year. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.1

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Mar 12, 2019 @ 08:09 AM

What Is Retiree Health Coverage?

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When you think of health coverage after retirement, you probably think of Medicare. But some people may also have access to retiree health coverage. So, what is retiree health coverage and how does it work with Medicare?

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Mar 05, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy?

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Colonoscopy is a screening test for colon and rectal cancer. During the procedure, the doctor checks for and removes any polyps. A polyp is a small growth on the inside of the colon that can turn into cancer. Removing them helps prevent cancer from developing.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Feb 26, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

When Can You Start Getting Medicare?

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A somewhat cynical old saying declares that only two things in life are guaranteed: death and taxes. But there’s also something positive you can count on, and that’s Medicare.

Health & Wellness | Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

What Is a Transition Refill?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

The pharmacy counter is not the place where you want to learn that a drug you’ve been taking is not covered by your Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan. Yet it can happen. Fortunately, there may be a remedy.