Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) doesn’t cover everything. Some people choose to buy Medicare supplement insurance (also called Medigap) to help pay some of the expenses that Medicare doesn’t pay.
Taking care of a loved one on Medicare with a chronic illness, disability or frailty is not an easy job. Yet more than 90 million Americans do it every day, according to the Caregiver Action Network.
You arrive for an appointment with your doctor and the receptionist asks for your insurance card. The card you hand over could tell you a lot about your Medicare and other coverage.
Do you spend your Sunday mornings scouring the newspaper inserts for coupons at the local grocery store? Make it a point to confirm you get all possible discounts when booking hotel reservations? Love getting the senior discount at the movie theater?