Some plans may list your drug on a higher tier or offer a generic alternative that could save you money.
Medicare Coverage & Costs, Medicare Tips & Resources | Wed, Jun 26, 2019 @ 11:42 AM

What Is a Tiered Formulary and What Does it Mean for Me?

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A formulary is a list of covered drugs. Each Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and Medicare Advantage plan (Part C) that includes drug coverage has a formulary.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Jun 25, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

What Does Medicare Cover for Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy?

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Medicare covers three main types of outpatient rehabilitation therapy:

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Thu, Jun 20, 2019 @ 10:59 AM

What is Original Medicare?

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Original Medicare a federal health insurance program for Americans aged 65 and older and others with qualifying disabilities. It has two parts – Part A and Part B. Each part covers specific health care services.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Jun 04, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, May 21, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Part A, Benefit Periods and Deductibles

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Medicare Part A is hospital insurance. It helps pay for inpatient care and services you receive in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Mon, May 20, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

Medicare Coverage for Prostate Cancer Screening

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Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, after skin cancer. However, it is also very treatable when diagnosed early. The 5-year survival rate for localized prostate cancer is 100 percent.

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

Medicare Coverage for Mammograms

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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?

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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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Medicare Coverage & Costs, Medicare Tips & Resources | Sun, Mar 24, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Don’t Leave Medicare Benefits on the Table. Use Them!

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Medicare is not just for when you’re sick or injured. Some Medicare benefits are designed to help you get and stay healthy. Your annual Medicare Wellness Visit is one such benefit you don’t want to pass up. It’s covered by Medicare Part B. You pay no deductible and no copay for the visit.