Medicare

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

At-Home Vaccination Efforts Receive Payment Boost for Medicare Beneficiaries

The vaccination campaign has been a great success so far, but one population has struggled to get vaccinated — the homebound. CMS has expanded Medicare COVID-19 vaccination payments to providers to make sure they aren't...

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All About Getting Your 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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What are Medicare Deductibles?

We've all dealt with deductibles before, in all sorts of insurance plans. They're so common that many people and plans don’t easily explain what they are and how they influence your coverage. We're answering so...

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2022 COLA Predicted to be Largest in Over a Decade

Each year, the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) tweaks how much you receive in your benefit. For 2022, experts are predicting the largest COLA increase in over a decade.

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Does Medicare Cover Allergy Treatment?

If you have an allergy that interferes with your life, treatment likely will become an important avenue to explore. But this can be expensive without insurance. Does Medicare cover allergy treatment and diagnosis?

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Filing a Medicare Grievance

If you have an issue with the quality of your health care coverage and have Medicare, you can file a Medicare grievance. What does it do, and how can you file a grievance?

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Does Medicare Cover MRIs & Other Scans?

Getting a diagnostic scan can be important to uncovering a condition or illness. Fortunately, Medicare can help make X-rays, MRIs, and other scans more affordable. Here's what your Medicare coverage of scans may look like...

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Does Medicare Cover Podiatry Services?

Podiatry is a specialty in the medical field that many of us don't often think about. But, what if you have bunions or a foot injury? Does Medicare cover podiatry and foot care?

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What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

Medicare is affordable health care coverage for many, but some Medicare Advantage plans have what's called a Medicare Part B Premium Giveback. What does that mean for you?

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I've Gotten the COVID Vaccine. Now What?

Once you've received the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be wondering what's next? Can you return to normal life? The answer is a little complex.

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How is Medicare Funded?

We talk a lot about what Medicare costs to use, but not how the benefits are financed. Here's how Medicare is funded, and how we each help ensure enrollees receive affordable health care.

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Extra Help for Medicare Part D

We all need help sometimes. If you have limited financial resources and need assistance with coverage for your prescription drugs, you may be able to get Extra Help with Medicare!

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