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Category: Medicare

2022 Medicare Costs
Education

2022 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2022 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs, and the 2022 Medicare Part D income-related monthly adjustment amounts.

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Medicare Commercials
Education

Beware of Misleading TV Ads

It seems that nothing ever changes when it comes to hawking insurance to fill the gaps in Medicare coverage for seniors. The fervent sales pitches, the misinformation and the incomplete and deceptive information continue to proliferate. The problems are especially prevalent during Medicare’s open-enrollment period, which began Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7.

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Durable Medical Equipment
Education

Does Medicare cover Durable Medical Equipment?

Many seniors assume Medicare automatically pays for mobility equipment like canes, walkers, and wheelchairs; oxygen equipment like nebulizers and CPAPs; other devices like continuous glucose monitors, respirators, infusion pumps and hospital beds.

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Medigap Plan G
Education

What Is Medigap Plan G?

Medigap Plan G is one of 10 Medicare Supplement Insurance plans. Medigap assists with fees such as coinsurance, copayments, and deductibles that aren’t covered under Medicare Part A and Part B, also known as Original Medicare.

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Fall Open Enrollment Period
Education

MEDICARE FALL OPEN ENROLLMENT IS ON ITS WAY

If you are a current Medicare recipient, you may know that every October you have the option to change your coverage during the Fall Open Enrollment Period (also referred to as the Annual Enrollment Period).

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Local Medicare Plan
Education

Shop Local for a Medicare Plan

Why deal with an unknown online or over the phone, when you can have someone local come to your house or close by, and explain your Medicare choices to you?

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