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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Apr 03, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Turn 65, Retire, Sign Up for Medicare… or Not

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

The popular perception is that your 65th birthday marks the milestone in your life when you hang up your spurs, kick back, and reap the fruits of your labor as you enjoy sunsets from your porch.

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Health & Wellness | Tue, Mar 13, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Short of Breath During Allergy Season? You May Have Asthma

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Asthma is a chronic condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the lung’s airways. This can make breathing difficult or even impossible. If left unmanaged or misdiagnosed, asthma can be deadly. About 3,300 people die from it every year.1

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Medicare Coverage & Costs, Medicare Tips & Resources | Tue, Mar 06, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

5 Savvy-Shopper Tips to Help You Get the Most from Medicare

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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?

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Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Tue, Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Born in 1955 or Later? You May Have to Work Until You’re 67

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Once upon a time, turning 65 years old meant you could get your full Social Security retirement benefits and Medicare coverage at the same time.

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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 Tips & Resources, NMEW | Tue, Sep 19, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Family Caregivers are Frontline Medicare Advocates

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

By John Schall, CEO, Caregiver Action Network

national medicare education week 2017
Medicare Tips & Resources, NMEW | Tue, Aug 29, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

National Medicare Education Week is Sept. 15-21

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Aug 15, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Part B May Not Cover a Hearing Aid, But Part C Might

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

One question many Medicare beneficiaries ask is, “Will Medicare pay for my hearing aid?” The short answer is “No.” Original Medicare does not cover routine hearing exams, hearing aids or hearing aid fittings. Medicare Part B (medical insurance) does cover diagnostic hearing and balance exams if your doctor or other health care provider orders these tests to see if you need medical treatment for a recent injury or illness, such as vertigo or other balance problems.

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

Medicare Part A, Benefit Periods and Deductibles

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

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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Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Jul 11, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Part C: The Basics

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Do you want extra benefits in addition to the coverage offered by Original Medicare (Parts A and B)—all in one plan?