Uncategorized | Tue, Jul 09, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

Does Medicare Cover Melanoma Screenings?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare does not cover regular preventive melanoma screenings. However, Medicare will cover a doctor visit to check a mole or other spot on your skin. Medicare will also cover a dermatologist visit for further assessment, if your doctor refers you.

Uncategorized | Tue, Jun 18, 2019 @ 02:00 PM

5 Signs That Memory Loss Might Be More Than Forgetfulness

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

When my friend forgets what she was going to say, she gives a glib flip of the wrist, smiles and
says, “Give me a minute.” And sure enough, in a minute or two, she comes out with it.

Uncategorized | Tue, May 28, 2019 @ 02:21 PM

What Is the Difference Between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Original Medicare (Parts A & B) and Medicare Advantage (Part C) are two different ways to get Medicare benefits.

Uncategorized | Tue, May 07, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

What Is Happening to Medicare Supplement Plan F and Plan C?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare Supplement Plan F and Plan C will not be available to all Medicare beneficiaries starting in 2020. People who turn 65 or become newly eligible for Medicare on or after January 1, 2020 will not be able to buy Plan F or Plan C.

Uncategorized | Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

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

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

hearing loss
Uncategorized | Wed, Sep 09, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Hearing Impaired? Communicate Smarter, Not Harder

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Anyone who has trouble hearing or who has a loved one with hearing problems knows how difficult it can be to have a simple conversation.

Uncategorized | Thu, Apr 30, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

New to Medicare? Schedule Your Welcome to Medicare Visit.

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

If you’re new to Medicare, you may be wondering what the Welcome to Medicare preventive visit is all about.

colon cancer
Uncategorized | Thu, Mar 05, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Colon Cancer Screening Tests Without the Ouch

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. Of cancers affecting both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States1. It doesn’t have to be.

Uncategorized | Tue, Jan 13, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Turning 65 in 2015? 4 Things You Should Know About Medicare

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Boomers turning 65 in 2015 share a milestone with Medicare. You are becoming eligible for benefits just as Medicare celebrates its 50th year. Medicare may be 15 years younger than you but, what the heck, 65 is the new 45.

prescription drug plans
Uncategorized | Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

5 Reasons to Review Your Medicare Coverage Now

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Saturday, December 7, 2013, is the last day of Medicare Open Enrollment for 2014 coverage. If you don’t act now, it may be next year before you can make changes to your coverage, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Next year’s Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 – December 7, 2014.