Medicare Coverage Basics

Learn everything you need to know about Medicare health insurance coverage including open enrollment, the differences between Medicare Part A, B, C, and D

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Do Health Insurance or Medicare Cover Assisted Living?

A lot of Americans rely on assisted living in their golden years. So of course, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, or Medicare Supplement plans cover its costs, right? Actually, the answer to that question may surprise you.

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Medicare Part D: Prescription drug benefits to people over the age of 65

Medicare Part D can be confusing. We’ll help you sort through the details, to help you better understand how Medicare Part D works.

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Dental, Vision, and Hearing Care with Medicare

Learn which dental, vision, and hearing care benefits you can get through Medicare and how to find coverage for the procedures it doesn't cover.

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Medicare vs. Medicaid: How They Differ

What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? Here’s what they cover, who can get them, how much they cost and more.

Medicare Open Enrollment 2024 Dates and Details

Here is everything you need to know about Medicare open enrollment for 2024.

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The Guide to Medicare Advantage Plans: Everything You Need to Know

You've likely heard of Medicare Advantage if you're over a certain age. But do you really understand what it is and what it covers? If the answer is 'no,' this article's for you. It'll tell you all you need to know about these increasingly popular plans.

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Lowering Your Medicare HealthCare Costs

The older you get, the more you pay for healthcare. That's true even when Medicare's safety net protects you. Here are some things you can do to save money on medical costs as you age.

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What Kinds of Mental Health Care Do Medicare and Medigap Cover?

Millions of Americans deal with mental illness every year. Although Medicare and Medigap cover some related treatments and drugs, they don't cover all of them.

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Do Medicare, Medicare Advantage, or Medigap plans pay for medical treatments in foreign countries?

Here's when and how these insurance policies for older Americans do and don't cover getting health care outside the U.S.

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Does Medicare Cover Medical Equipment and Devices Like Scooters, Hospital Beds, and Blood Sugar Monitors?

Original Medicare helps older (and some younger) Americans pay for a lot of things, but does it help them pay for these and other medical devices, equipment, and supplies? Read this article to find out.

How to Prepare for the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Make sure you get the best plan for your needs during the Medicare Annual Enrollment period by planning ahead.

What New Medicare Enrollees Can Expect

Find out how to check the status of your Medicare application and when you can expect to be approved.

Do You Need a Medicare Agent?

A licensed Medicare agent or broker can help you find a plan that's within your budget and meets your medical needs.

5 Tips for Using Your Medicare Advantage Plan

Medicare Advantage plans offer a wide range of benefits and services that can save you money and improve your health.

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Medicare and Hospice Care

Thankfully, Medicare pays for most hospice care if you meet certain conditions. Here’s when and how Medicare covers hospice costs.

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Medicare and COPD

Millions of Americans are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Most rely on numerous drugs, treatments, and services to keep symptoms under control. That can be expensive. If you’re on Medicare, though, it’ll cover a lot of those costs. Here’s how – and what you can do if it doesn’t cover enough.

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Is Medicare Enough? What’s Covered and What's Not Covered?

Original Medicare covers a lot of medical treatments and services, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are some supplemental insurance plans you can buy to get the full health coverage you need.

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Understanding Your Medicare Coverage Options

Health insurance choices change when you turn 65. Let us help you find your ideal plan.

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The Guide to Medicare: Everything You Need to Know

Do you have questions about the U.S. health insurance program known as Medicare? You'll find answers to all of them here.

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Health Insurance and Nursing Homes

Will Medicare, Medicare Advantage, MedSup, and other health plans help you pay for nursing home care? As is often the case with this kind of coverage, the answer here is “it depends.”