Medicare Tips & Resources | Wed, Apr 22, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

5 Medicare Myths Set Straight

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In 2018, a Nationwide Retirement Institute survey found that despite nearly 86 percent of older adults being enrolled or planning to enroll in Medicare, a whopping 72 percent wish they had a better understanding of Medicare coverage. The study further found the following as misconceptions that people have about Medicare:

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 Coverage & Costs | Tue, Apr 14, 2020 @ 10:39 AM

Does Medicare Cover Allergy Testing?

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Allergies happen to almost everyone it seems nowadays. Whether it’s seasonal, environmental, food or just a random occurrence, at some point, you may need allergy tests, shots or medication to help with your condition.

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 Tips & Resources | Tue, Apr 07, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

What Happens to Your Medicare Plan If You Move?

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Sometimes life happens. Maybe you got a new job, or you’re retiring, or you wish to be closer to your family. No matter why, if you’re moving and have Medicare coverage, you may qualify for a unique Special Enrollment Period when you can make some changes.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Wed, Apr 01, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Parts of Medicare Basics – Part B

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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.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Thu, Mar 05, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

How to Avoid Paying Medicare Late Enrollment Penalties

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Mar 03, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Parts of Medicare Basics – Part A

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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.