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Archive for the ‘ Medicare ’ Category

Medicare Advantage or Original Medicare: which is Reliable?

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Lately, Medicare Advantage has become a more popular option for senior citizens than others such as Medicare Part A and Part B coverage. In fact, Medicare Advantage (MA) plans have been known to serve as an alternative to most other… Read More

Medicare 101: Getting help for Seniors with Low Incomes

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Medicare is a federal government health insurance program for adults that are 65 years of age or older. While there are some younger people with disabilities that may qualify for Medicare, it is meant to be a service for senior… Read More

Medicare Application Tips to Help Get You Started

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

  Applying for Medicare benefits can be a very daunting task, but if you’re over 65, then it is absolutely essential that you begin the process. Today we’re going to be going through some of the things that you can… Read More

What is Medicare Part C?

Friday, June 10th, 2016

    Also known as Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Part C is a valuable type of coverage that many Americans neglect to take advantage of. Although Medicare is a single word, it encompasses a wide range of different types of… Read More

Medicaid Expansion Provides Major Benefits for Poor, Study Finds

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Despite the ongoing critiques that have been faced by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a recent study has shown that the expansion of Medicaid has had a positive impact on the health outcomes of low-income citizens. From use of healthcare… Read More

Medicare Will Begin Testing New Ways to Cut Costs on Prescription Drugs

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Medicare recently announced that it will begin to experiment with new ways of lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare Part B plan holders. With the current system in place, doctors are incentivized to prescribe higher-cost drugs even in cases when… Read More

Medicare Basics: Who Qualifies for Coverage?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

While most Americans understand that Medicare eligibility doesn’t begin until a person turns 65, there are a range of other factors that must be satisfied in order to qualify. In addition, there are certain circumstances in which a person can… Read More

Living Well on Medicare: How to Manage Diabetes

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Diabetes is a very common concern for seniors living in the U.S. In fact, there are currently nearly 30 million people living with diabetes today and a full 25% of them are over the age of 65. While diabetes is… Read More

Top Three Reasons Why You Should Consider a Medicare Advantage Plan

Monday, February 1st, 2016

If you’ll soon be turning 65, it’s time to start considering your options. Will you choose a traditional Medicare plan or a Medicare Advantage plan? There are plenty of reasons why Medicare Advantage plans might be the right choice for… Read More

Medicare Will Be Expanding Coordinated Care for Millions of Seniors

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Medicare is seeking to keep more seniors out of the hospital by expanding the reach of affordable care organizations that provide coordinated basic care services. It was announced in early January that 121 new accountable care organizations, made up of… Read More