Medicare Tips & Resources | Wed, Sep 04, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Reasons You Should Schedule an Annual Medicare Wellness Visit

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Your Medicare Wellness Visit, also called a wellness exam, is when you and your doctor put your undivided attention on your health. You’re not there because you’re sick or in pain or needing a prescription. And your doctor is not there to diagnose or treat a health problem.

Medicare Tips & Resources, Videos, Tools & Interactive Media | Thu, Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:51 AM

Medicare Webinars During National Medicare Education Week

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Get to know Medicare during National Medicare Education Week, September 15–21. The goal of National Medicare Education Week is to help empower Medicare beneficiaries, new to Medicare individuals and caregivers to make confident and informed decisions. This year, you can attend a local event in your community, and Medicare Made Clear will offer three online webinars focusing on key Medicare topics.

Medicare Coverage & Costs, Medicare Tips & Resources | Mon, Aug 12, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

What is Creditable Drug Coverage?

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Medicare defines “creditable coverage” as coverage that is at least as good as what Medicare provides. Therefore, creditable drug coverage is as good or better than Medicare Part D.

Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Aug 06, 2019 @ 11:47 AM

Medicare Plan Annual Notice of Change: What to Look For

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Over the next few months, you’re probably going to receive a lot of information about Medicare. It’s all meant to help you understand your coverage choices and make informed decisions during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7).

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Medicare Tips & Resources | Thu, Jun 27, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

You’re 65 and Working: What about Medicare?

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Retirement used to be closely linked to turning 65. No more. The full retirement age for anyone born in 1943 or later is at least 66. It’s 67 if you were born in 1960 or later. Full retirement age is the age at which you can receive 100% of your Social Security retirement benefit.

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 Tips & Resources | Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

3 Ways to Dispose of Your Old, Unused Medications Safely

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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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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.

Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

3 Surefire Tips for Picking a Medicare Plan that Fits Your Health Needs and Budget

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Your health care needs are personal, and your Medicare choices should be too. Of course you want a plan with the coverage you need. You also want one that’s kind to your pocketbook.