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How to Enroll in Medicare

How to Enroll in Medicare

Summary: You have several options when the time comes for you to enroll in Medicare. For some people, Medicare enrollment is automatic, while for others,...

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Who is Eligible for Medicare

Who is Eligible for Medicare?

  Generally, Medicare is available for people age 65 or older, younger people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring...

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Medicare and Shingles Vaccine

Does Medicare Cover Shingles?

Shingles is a viral disease that affects around 1 million people each year in the U.S. Although it can affect people at any stage of life, it’s...

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Medicare Part D

What Is Medicare Part D

Medicare Articles News & Media Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print What is Medicare Part D?...

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Medicare Benefit Period

Medicare Benefit Period

Medicare beneficiaries who are admitted to a hospital for care are covered under Medicare Part A, which covers inpatient care, hospice care, nursing home care, and...

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture

Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in which the practitioner uses tiny needles inserted into the patient’s skin to offer pain relief and...

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Medicare Qualified Government Wages

Medicare Qualified Government Wages

Most public sector employees earn Medicare benefits through payroll taxes. These taxes are applied during each pay cycle and count toward an employee’s eligibility for Medicare....

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Medicare Advantage 2020

Medicare Advantage Plans 2020

Medicare Advantage plans are individual health care plans offered by private insurers that supplement your Original Medicare policy. They are required to include all of the benefits...

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Does Medicare Have Dental Coverage

Does Medicare Have Dental Coverage?

Dental health is an important part of your overall well-being, no matter your age or health status. Dental professionals recommend getting a check-up every six months —...

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Myths about Medicare

Myths About Medicare

There’s a lot of misleading information about Medicare out there, and when you’re trying to choose a policy or figure out what your plan covers,...

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Medicare Supplement Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F

Medicare Supplement Insurance, or Medigap, is a supplemental policy option that offers more complete coverage than Original Medicare Parts A & B. Medigap comes in 10...

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What is a Medicare Cost Plan

What is a Medicare Cost Plan?

A Medicare Cost Plan is an alternative to a Medicare Advantage or Medigap policy that is only available in some counties in the U.S. Like Medicare Advantage,...

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Medicare Supplement Plan F

Medicare Plan N vs. Plan G

In most U.S. states – except for Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin – residents over 65 have 10 Medicare Supplement Insurance plans to choose from. These are plans...

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