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On Thursday, Senate leadership unveiled it's version of a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here is a quick look at some of the key provisions of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 and how it might affect you: (to read the bill in it's entirety click here).
Medicare provides crucial health benefits to the elderly and disabled who might otherwise be lost without the program. While all Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to the same core benefits, fits, not all plans are equal. Some plans offer additional benefits while some may have limits that affect the hows, when’s and where’s in which you receive care. Here we are going to share with you 4 ways in which you can help maximize your Medicare benefits.
Medicare can certainly be confusing! We decided to compile a list of some of the more commonly asked questions we receive through our call center, website and social media accounts and put all of the answers in one place for you here. Are there any we missed? Please let us know if there is a question (or questions) we can answer for you!
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Knowing when to enroll in Medicare Part B, the part of Medicare that covers surgeries, outpatient medical care, therapies, medical equipment and doctor visits, just to name a few services, is very important. Often times beneficiaries are unaware as to when to enroll leading to much confusion, and that can end up being costly. You see, if you do not get enrolled in Part B when you are first eligible, or when you lose Creditable Coverage, you may get stuck with a hefty lifetime penalty.
Topics: Medicare, What is Medicare?, Medicare Part B, What is Medicare Part B?, Penalties, Medicare Enrollment, health insurance, medicare health insurance, Doctor Services, initial enrollment period, medicare insurance, General Enrollment Period, Special Enrollment Period
Did you know that roughly 10,000 baby boomers are turning age 65 every day? When you are nearing Medicare eligibility the mountains of information you may start receiving in your mailbox can be daunting. Medicare is a huge rite of passage for older Americans, but being inundated with so much information and not having a keen understanding of how it all works can make the enrollment process seem overwhelming.
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When it comes to applying for Medicare, we know there are several questions that may arise when it comes to Medicare enrollment. Especially if you have special cicumstances such as disability, spousal and group coverage, TRICARE, etc. Taking these situations into consideration, we've gathered six common questions centered around unique circumtances that may apply to you when considering Medicare health plans.
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Medicare can be a real mystery for a majority of the 10,000+ people that come into the program each day. It can be downright frustrating trying to wade through all of the information that you as a beneficiary may start to receive before your 65th birthday. Today we are going to break down some common mistakes you can avoid to make the transition into Medicare smoother.
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