Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, May 14, 2019 @ 12:44 PM

Medicare Coverage for Mammograms

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Mammograms may rival colonoscopies for the least-favorite screening test among women. In spite of this, many women stick to a regular schedule of getting them—and with good reason.

Uncategorized | Tue, May 07, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

What Is Happening to Medicare Supplement Plan F and Plan C?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare Supplement Plan F and Plan C will not be available to all Medicare beneficiaries starting in 2020. People who turn 65 or become newly eligible for Medicare on or after January 1, 2020 will not be able to buy Plan F or Plan C.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 30, 2019 @ 02:17 PM

What is the Medicare Special Enrollment Period?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

The Medicare Special Enrollment Period allows you to switch plans or sign up for Medicare outside of the standard Medicare enrollment periods. Medicare grants a Special Enrollment Period for certain qualifying situations and life events.

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?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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?