Medicare

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

All About Medical Underwriting and Medicare

You may have heard of medical underwriting before but aren't fully familiar with it. What is medical underwriting, and how can it affect your insurance?

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Does Medicare Cover Aneurysm Scans and Treatment?

Aneurysms can seem scary, and they don’t always have symptoms — making them hard to spot. Can Medicare help you to diagnose and treat them?

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What Does Medically Necessary Mean?

Whether Medicare considers something medically necessary or not can define your coverage and what you'll be paying out-of-pocket. Here's what you need to know!

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Limiting Charges and Excess Charges in Medicare

Limiting charges and excess charges are connected concepts with Medicare, but the link can be confusing. What are they and how do they affect your costs in Medicare?

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Different Medicare Notices

Paperwork isn't the most fun or exciting topic, and you receive a lot with your Medicare plan already. But some of that paperwork may be important notices and forms that relate to your coverage!

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Where to Turn for Medicare Help

With a program as encompassing and broad as Medicare, it's understandable that you may have some questions. Here's where you can turn for Medicare help!

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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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