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News, definitions, and part-by-part breakdowns of all things Medicare.

When Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccination?

There are many questions surrounding the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination. When can you get one? Where? Is it safe? We're giving you some answers and resources where you can find additional information!

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Does Medicare Cover COVID Testing?

Does Medicare cover COVID testing? It's an important question to be answered, since testing can give you peace of mind and help slow the spread of the pandemic.

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CMS Announces Permanent Telehealth Services Expansion & More

CMS has announced a permanent expansion to Medicare telehealth coverage, along with changes to how doctors are paid and coverage for non-physician care providers.

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The Coverage Rules for Medicare Part D Plans

You've come to rely on your Medicare Part D plan to give you coverage for your prescription drugs, but there are rules that govern this coverage and its limits. What are they?

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Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2021

CMS has announced the 2021 Medicare costs. Check them out so you know what to expect this AEP!

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How Can a Diagnosis-Related Group Determine Your Care?

You may have never heard about a diagnosis-related group (DRG), but they can influence your health care. In fact, they are a critical part of the Medicare program.

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Preparing for Your Welcome to Medicare Visit

If you've just signed up for Medicare, you're entitled to a fully-covered preventative meeting with your doctor. Here's how you should be preparing for your Welcome to Medicare visit.

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Does Medicare Cover Pneumonia Shots & Treatments?

Pneumonia is a highly contagious infection that can be dangerous to those who catch it. Does Medicare offer coverage of pneumonia shots, treatment, and prevention?

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CMS Announces Low Medicare Advantage & Part D Premiums in 2021

Next year's anticipated average monthly premiums for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D have been announced by CMS. Here's what you can expect.

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How Does Medicare Cover Multiple Sclerosis Treatment?

Receiving treatment for an MS diagnosis can be expensive without insurance. Does Medicare cover multiple sclerosis treatment?

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What Are Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitative Facilities?

If you don't know what Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitative Facilities are, you're in luck. These convenient outpatient care facilities can set you on the path to recovery and are covered by Medicare!

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Can Medicare Help Me Stop Smoking?

Smoking is very addictive, which can make quitting a good idea and equally difficult. Programs exist to help, but they can be expensive. Does Medicare help people quit smoking?

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