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.

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 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.

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 Coverage & Costs | Tue, Nov 13, 2018 @ 09:17 AM

What Will Medicare Cost in 2019?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Every year we hold our collective breath waiting to hear what Medicare will cost when January 1 rolls around. The 2019 numbers were announced recently, and this is what we learned about Medicare costs in 2019.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Oct 02, 2018 @ 02:26 PM

Medicare Advantage Plans Kick It Up a Notch With More Benefits

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You could have more and better Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) choices for next year. Medicare announced that plans may offer more benefits than in the past.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Mon, Sep 17, 2018 @ 10:31 AM

Help for Getting the Medicare Coverage You Need

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

As part of National Medicare Education Week, we asked leaders from organizations and companies in the health and aging fields about preparing for Medicare Annual Enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time each year when you can change your coverage choices for the following year. Today we focus on getting the services you need while managing your costs.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Wed, Sep 12, 2018 @ 08:59 AM

Understanding the Four Basic Parts of Medicare

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Part A, Part B, Part C – learning about Medicare can feel like looking into a bowl of alphabet soup. But to get the coverage that’s best for you, it’s important to know your choices. And that starts with understanding Medicare’s four basic parts.

Medicare Coverage & Costs, NMEW | Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 11:21 AM

Your Pharmacist is a Valuable Medicare Resource

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

As part of National Medicare Education Week, we asked leaders from organizations and companies in the health and aging fields about preparing for Medicare Annual Enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time each year when you can change your coverage choices for the following year. Today we focus on Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and the help that you might find at your local pharmacy.