Medicare Coverage & Costs | Thu, May 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Does Medicare Part A Cost Anything?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Medicare Part A costs will vary person-to-person, but for most people, Medicare Part A is premium-free. It still has a deductible, which you pay per benefit period, and it also requires copays for covered services in the hospital, a skilled nursing facility or for hospice.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Fri, Jan 03, 2020 @ 01:26 PM

Do I Have to Get Medicare If I’m Covered By My Spouse’s Employer Plan?

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Most people are first eligible to sign up for Medicare when they turn 65, and many choose to enroll during this time. For individuals who are covered by a spouse’s employer health care plan, it may not be necessary, or ideal, to enroll in Medicare immediately upon turning 65.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Dec 31, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

Does Medicare Cover a Chiropractor?

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Medicare covers a chiropractor specifically for manual manipulation of the spine to correct a subluxation. Original Medicare (Parts A & B) does not cover other services or tests ordered by a chiropractor, such as X-rays, massage therapy or acupuncture.

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

You’re 65 and Working: What about Medicare?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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.

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Jul 25, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Part A, Benefit Periods and Deductibles

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You may be familiar with insurance deductibles. Many homeowners and car insurance policies charge a deductible whenever you file a claim.

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Health & Wellness | Tue, Apr 25, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Understanding Hearing Loss

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Hearing loss is a common problem in older adults, especially in men. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an estimated one-third of people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74, and close to one-half of those 75 and older have some degree of hearing loss.