Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, May 12, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Enrollment for Veterans

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When a veteran becomes eligible for Medicare, he or she may already have other insurance such as from an employer, the Veterans Administration (VA) benefits or TRICARE. Because of this, you may ask the following:

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Disability & Medicare Eligibility and Enrollment – What You Need to Know in

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Some people can qualify for Medicare due to disability. In this case, if you have a qualifying disability, you are eligible for Medicare even if you are not yet age 65. To find out if your disability qualifies for disability benefits or for Medicare, you’ll need to speak with Social Security directly, but in general, you become eligible the 25th month of receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI).

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Apr 21, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

What if I Missed My Initial Enrollment Period?

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The first time most people can enroll in Medicare is during their Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). This 7-month period begins three months before the month in which you turn 65 and ends three months after. But, what if you miss your IEP? What happens?

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Sat, Apr 11, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment

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What Part of Medicare Covers Durable Medical Equipment?

Medicare defines durable medical equipment, or DME, as reusable medical equipment that has been deemed medically necessary. Your doctor or another health care provider determines what equipment you need per Medicare guidelines. He or she assesses your health condition, what equipment can be used in your home and what equipment you are able to use.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Mar 24, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

When to Enroll In a Medigap Plan

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When it comes to making Medicare coverage choices, you may be considering a Medicare supplement insurance plan, also known as a Medigap plan. A Medigap plan helps pay some of the out-of-pocket costs that Medicare Parts A & B doesn’t, such as deductibles, copayments and co-insurance.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Feb 25, 2020 @ 10:45 AM

Should I Get Part B If I’m Working Past 65?

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If you’re planning to work past 65, or plan to remain on your spouse’s employer plan, you may be considering whether or not you should still enroll in Medicare. You will still have an Initial Enrollment Period when you turn 65, but depending on the health coverage you currently have, you may also be able to delay enrollment.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Jan 21, 2020 @ 08:00 AM

6 Timely Medicare Tips for Turning 65

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Medicare eligibility begins at age 65 for most people. If you are turning 65 soon, you are next up to join the ranks of Medicare beneficiaries. Here’s what you need to know to get prepared.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Jan 14, 2020 @ 11:27 AM

What Can I Do During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

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Do you have a Medicare Advantage plan? If you do, then you need to know about the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period. It runs from January 1 – March 31.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Fri, Jan 03, 2020 @ 01:26 PM

Do I Have to Get Medicare If I’m Covered By My Spouse’s Employer Plan?

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Most people are first eligible to sign up for Medicare when they turn 65, and many choose to enroll during this time. For individuals who are covered by a spouse’s employer health care plan, it may not be necessary, or ideal, to enroll in Medicare immediately upon turning 65.

Medicare covers inpatient rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility and inpatient rehabilitation facility differently.
Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Dec 03, 2019 @ 12:56 PM

Medicare Coverage for Inpatient Rehabilitation

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Medicare covers inpatient rehab (rehabilitation), which may be provided in two types of facilities: