Medicare

7 Little-Known Medicare Plan Benefits

  More than 60 million Americans are enrolled in Medicare plans, yet many people aren’t aware of all the benefits included in their coverage.  Original Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) cover basic medical care, like doctor’s appointments and hospital stays. At a minimum, Medicare Advantage plans offer those same benefits

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What to Know About Medicaid Eligibility

Medicaid is a way for people to get access to lower-cost health care. Often, it’s no cost to the person receiving the care. Medicaid can cover children and pregnant women as well as people with disabilities, some eligible low-income people, and elderly adults.  States manage Medicaid, so the requirements for eligibility can vary depending on

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A Beginner’s Guide To Medicaid

Medicare, be it surgeries, living in a nursing home or assisting living facility, and even prescription drugs, is one of the most expensive expenses. Such high costs can end up causing your family substantial financial struggles, especially today when healthcare expenses are quite steep. This is why state and federal governments, in a partnership, formed

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What you Need to Know About Medicare Fraud

The federal government, in 2015, penalized a pharmacist in Houston a sum of $5 million because of buying referrals from a single chiropractor who was operating eight different practices and getting a high level of U.S. Department of Labor disbursements. Further back, in 2012, there was a medical institution that mistakenly allowed search engine crawlers

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The Top States With The Highest Medicare Enrollment

Image: https://pixabay.com/photos/hypertension-high-blood-pressure-867855/ Medicare is a publicly-funded insurance program for individuals age 65 and older as well as those who have certain disabilities. There are over 44 million beneficiaries enrolled in the Medicare program and, according to the American Association of Retired Persons, enrollment is expected to go up to 79 million by the year 2030.

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