Medicare

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

What Does It Mean to be a Caregiver?

Being a caregiver is incredibly worthwhile, but there are many definitions of the term. So, what exactly does it mean to be a caregiver and who qualifies?

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Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2022

CMS has released the 2022 costs for Original Medicare. Here's what to expect when you're exploring your options this AEP!

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How Can I Trust My Insurance Agent Has My Best Interests at Heart?

Finding a Medicare plan on your own can be tough, but trusting your care to a stranger, even a professional one, may be intimidating. Here's why you can trust an insurance agent to put your...

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What You Should Know About the COVID Booster

Now that the major COVID vaccines have all had boosters approved, you may be wondering — am I eligible for a COVID booster? We'll answer that and more!

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Does Medicare Cover Spouses or Dependents?

Medicare can cover many different health care services, but can it cover families? If you've provided health insurance for your family, will they be covered when you enroll in Medicare?

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Your Guide to the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Get ready for the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period with our centralized guide to AEP.

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Does Medicare Cover Hepatitis Screenings & Treatments?

Hepatitis can be a "silent illness" that appears with few or even zero symptoms. Can Medicare help you afford screenings and treatments for the major types of hepatitis?

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CMS Announces 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Costs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) have announced the expected average premiums for 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D plans. Here's what that means for you ahead of AEP!

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The Value of Working with an Insurance Agent

If you're looking for a Medicare plan that fits your needs, working with an insurance agent can be really helpful! Here's why.

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Does Medicare Cover Bariatric Surgery?

Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery (the umbrella term for this group of surgeries) can be incredibly expensive without insurance coverage. Does Medicare cover bariatric surgery and make it any more affordable?

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Does Medicare Cover Obesity Screening and Behavioral Therapy?

Losing weight can be incredibly difficult, which is partially why it's important to accept your body as is. But if you need to lose weight for health reasons, can Medicare help?

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All About Medicare Waiting Periods

Medicare offers comprehensive coverage for many of the important health care services you may need, but there are waiting periods before your coverage kicks in. How long are they, and can you avoid them?

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