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Medigap Plan G

Written by Evens Stevenson

Medicare is an excellent program that helps millions of Americans get health care protection that they wouldn’t be able to get otherwise. While it’s a great tool, it doesn’t cover all of the expenses that applicants could run into, which could leave you with a massive amount of debt that you would be responsible for.. More

Does Medicare Cover Reconstructive Surgery?

Written by Evens Stevenson

There is a lot of questions from Medicare enrollees about what Medicare does and doesn’t’ cover for participants. One of the common questions that we receive is if Medicare pays for any reconstructive surgery. Unfortunately, several different situations can impact the answer to that question. In short, the answer is – it depends. It’s vital.. More

How does Medicare Calendar-Year Deductibles Work?

Written by Evens Stevenson

While Medicare is an important program to provide Americans with health care, there are several confusing components of Medicare that some enrollees don’t understand, which can lead to confusion and complications in the future. One of the common misunderstandings with Medicare comes with the yearly deductibles, which play a major role in your healthcare coverage… More

Medicare Fee-for-Service Plans

Written by Evens Stevenson

While Medicare gives you health care coverage that you wouldn’t be able to afford otherwise, there are some holes in the coverage. Millions of Medicare enrollees aren’t satisfied with their health care coverage and look for additional protection. One of the ways that you can get more insurance coverage is by enrolling in a fee-for-service.. More

Understanding our Federal Medicare Program

Written by Evens Stevenson

Medicare is an excellent program that provides healthcare to millions of Americans across the nation, but there is a large portion of enrollees or soon-to-be enrollees that don’t fully understand Medicare and all of the benefits that it provides. Understanding the program and all of the advantages that it offers is one of the first.. More

Understanding the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Donut Hole

Written by Evens Stevenson

There are several significant expenses that Medicare doesn’t pay for, one of the biggest costs is prescription drug costs. Because some enrollees are taking several different prescription medications, pharmaceutical costs can quickly because one of the biggest parts of a senior’s budget. There is nothing that you can do about expensive drug costs, but there.. More

Turning 65 But Not Retired Yet? Should You Sign Up for Medicare Anyway?

Written by Evens Stevenson

Turning age 65 comes with some big milestones. For many years, this was considered to be the “full retirement age” at which you could receive your Social Security retirement income benefits. And, while many individuals today must wait until they turn 66 – or even 67 – in order to do so, 65 is still.. More

Qualifying for Medicare’s Extra Help Program

Written by Evens Stevenson

One of the biggest expenses for many seniors today is prescription drugs. Thankfully, Medicare Part D offers prescription drug coverage that can help in paying for some of these costs, easing the monthly expense burden. Part D is one of the best ways to offset the rising costs of prescription drugs, which can put a financial.. More

Understanding Medicare Assignment

Written by Evens Stevenson

When you’re covered by Medicare for your health insurance, it is important that your health care providers accept Medicare assignment. What this means is that your doctor, provider, or medical supply provider agrees to accept the Medicare approved amount as full payment for their covered services or supplies. In some cases, medical service providers and.. More

Understanding Medicare Part D’s Medication Therapy Management Program

Written by Evens Stevenson

For those who are enrolled in a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and who take medication for different medical conditions, it may be possible for you to obtain a service that is offered by Medicare – at no additional charge – via a Medication Therapy Management, or MTM, program. Regardless of where you Part.. More