| Tue, Feb 25, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

How to Use MedicareMadeClear.com

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

medicareThe Medicare Made Clear web site is devoted to helping you make informed Medicare decisions. And it’s not just for first-timers. The information and tools on the site are there to help you understand Medicare and your choices, whatever your situation.

Here are quick links to get you started with the content that may help you the most.

If you are turning 65:

Medicare may seem confusing when you first start looking into it. You might want to begin by learning about the building blocks—Parts A, B, C and D. Then you’ll need to understand how you might put the parts together in a way that fits your needs.

If you are already on Medicare:

You likely know a good deal about Medicare already. What’s important is to feel comfortable with the coverage you have and to know how to use your benefits.

If you may need assistance:

It can get scary when health or financial problems seem overwhelming. Help may be available.

If you are helping a loved one or friend:

Medicare and health choices may be difficult for some to understand as they get older or they begin to lose certain abilities. Caregivers may have to help a loved one or friend through the decision-making process, or even make decisions on another’s behalf.

For ongoing help:

“Knowledge is power,” said Sir Francis Bacon, English philosopher and statesman. We agree. That’s why we send information right to your inbox in a brief, no-cost newsletter that you can skim or explore further as you choose. Sign up now. You can unsubscribe at any time.

MedicareMadeClear.com offers tools and help for understanding and comparing your coverage choices, whatever your situation. You can get information about specific plans offered in your area by UnitedHealthcare and other private insurance companies by calling the companies directly, by viewing company web sites or by using the Plan Finder at Medicare.gov.

For more information, explore MedicareMadeClear.com or contact the Medicare helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), TTY 1-877-486-2048.

Resources:

Medicare & You: Get the U.S. government’s official Medicare handbook.

 

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