People learn about new ideas in different ways. Some people absorb information best by reading. Others prefer to listen to someone talk. Still others might wish to see a demonstration of the concept.
Medicare is an important and sometimes complex topic that almost everyone needs to learn about as they age. Because you’re visiting the Medicare Made Clear website, chances are that you want to learn more about Medicare. No matter whether you’re just getting started, or whether you want to learn more, there’s a lot to learn about Medicare. Some of it can be complicated. So you might want to make sure you know all your learning options.
Medicare Made Clear offers you different ways to learn. If you’re a reader, you have lots of options. You can look over the website and stay up-to-date with our blog, which regularly posts new information. You can also download free guides to Medicare and sign up for our Medicare Made Clear e-newsletter.
But if you’re interested in a more dynamic way to learn about Medicare, then you’ve got other choices. Medicare Made Clear also offers a series of short, easy-to-understand videos that have lots of good information. Each runs two to four minutes long, and can be paused, stopped and re-started for you to repeat information you may want to hear and see again.
So pop a little popcorn and settle in at your computer for some movie time! To get you started, here are three different Medicare Made Clear videos that you might find helpful.
Ten Key Things About Medicare
Here’s a review of the top 10 things you should know about Medicare. What is Original Medicare? What types of Medicare plans are available from private insurance companies? How do the different types of plans work? And what do they cover?
Choosing a Medicare Plan
Find out what questions you need to think about to help you decide what type of Medicare plan could be right for you. Learn what steps you need to take before you enroll in a Medicare plan and more.
Save with Your Medicare Plan
Understanding your plan benefits can help you save on your health care expenses. And that can make a big difference to your wallet. Get some tips on how to get the most out of your Medicare plan.
Hopefully these videos—and the rest in the Medicare Made Clear video gallery—can help you learn what you need to know about Medicare. And who knows? You may even have a little fun along the way.
For more information contact the Medicare helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), TTY 1-877-486-2048. You can also contact UnitedHealthcare® Medicare Made Clear to learn more at 1-877-619-5582, TTY 711, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week.
Medicare Made Clear Video Gallery – MedicareMadeClear.com
Medicare & You 2012 – The official U.S. government handbook on Medicare
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