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Medicare Tips & Resources, OEP | Tue, May 01, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

5 Simple Strategies to Help Protect Yourself against Medicare Fraud

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare fraud can be big business for fraudsters and a big problem for taxpayers.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, OEP | Tue, Nov 14, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare DSNPs Serve Low-Income Seniors and People With Disabilities

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

As you’re enjoying the splendid fall season and pumpkin-spice everything, don’t forget that autumn also means open enrollment for health insurance. And if you’re eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, you should know about an option that could offer a convenient, affordable approach to managing your health care.

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Medicare Tips & Resources, OEP | Tue, Nov 07, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Do I Have to Renew My Medicare Plan during Open Enrollment?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Unless you take action to change it during Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7), your current Medicare coverage will renew for the following year. But are you sure you want it to?

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, OEP | Tue, Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Is Your Medicare Coverage Working for You?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

It’s tempting to keep the same Medicare coverage year after year without questioning it. Your current Medicare coverage renews automatically every year unless you actively make a change.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, OEP | Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

How to Compare Medicare Advantage Plan Costs

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Cost can be a big factor when choosing a Medicare Advantage plan. But comparing costs among plans is sometimes easier said than done.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, OEP | Tue, Nov 22, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Open Enrollment: Where to Get Help

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare Open Enrollment ends at midnight on December 7. Which of the following describes your situation?

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, OEP | Thu, Nov 17, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

3 Medicare Part D Costs You May Not Know About

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Many people take at least one prescription drug every day. That makes drug costs a top concern when choosing a Medicare Part D plan.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, OEP | Tue, Nov 01, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

4 Basic Questions to Ask about Your Medicare Part D Coverage

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Prescription drugs that you take regularly are a constant and visible health care expense. Every time you fork over your share of the cost for a refill, it’s a reminder that Medicare doesn’t pay for everything.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, OEP | Thu, Oct 27, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Supplement Insurance or Medicare Advantage?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

You have some decisions to make once you’re enrolled in Original Medicare (Parts A and B). One decision is whether to get other coverage to help with some costs that Original Medicare doesn’t pay.

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Medicare Tips & Resources, OEP | Thu, Oct 20, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

5 Medicare Mistakes That Could Cost You

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

You may have a lot of choices when it comes to Medicare. And the biggest one might be choosing to take charge of your Medicare decisions in the first place.