News, definitions, and part-by-part breakdowns of all things Medicare.
Does Medicare Cover Endoscopies?
An endoscopy may not be the most comfortable medical procedure, but it's a powerful diagnostic tool. What exactly are they, and does Medicare cover them?
How Does Medicare Cover Hypertension?
With high blood pressure and heart disease being so prominent in the United States, prevention and treatment are key. But can Medicare help you afford it?
Is Your Tonsillectomy Covered by Medicare?
Tonsillectomies, surgeries where your tonsils are removed, are very common in the United States. If you need one, will your Medicare plan cover the surgery, or will you have to pay out of pocket?
What Does FDA-Approved Mean?
The FDA approval process is especially important for ensuring the drugs we take and the food we eat are safe. But what exactly is this process, and what can and should be approved?
Medicare and Powers of Attorney
Sometimes, you need a representative to take over for you. A Power of Attorney has legal authority to act on your behalf, but can they make Medicare decisions for you?
What is Medicare Part E?
If you know anything about Medicare, you'll likely know about its parts from Parts A to D. But, have you ever heard of Medicare Part E? Depending on the context, it may refer to different...
How Medicare and Social Security Work Together
Medicare and Social Security are two popular federal programs that most people are familiar with, but did you know that they influence each other? Here's how!
How Medicare Changed for 2023 and Beyond
In 2022, Medicare was front and center with a lot of major news stories. Let's look back at major Medicare changes from 2022 and how the program might look moving forward.
Does Medicare Cover Pain Management?
Finding and treating the cause of your chronic pain can be expensive. What kind of coverage does Medicare offer for pain management?
What are Medicare's Lifetime Reserve Days?
Medicare covers many of your inpatient costs, but what happens if you have an extra-long hospital stay? This is where you may encounter lifetime reserve days. What are they, and how can they affect your...
2023 Social Security COLA Largest in Decades
The 2023 Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) has been announced, and it's historically large. What does this mean for you and your Social Security benefit?
Why are Medicare Insurance Sales Calls Recorded?
If you make a phone call with an insurance agent about Medicare, you will likely be met with a notice that the call is being recorded. Why has this changed?
Sign up for our weekly newsletter, seasonal enrollment assistance, and details on educational events.
Don't worry, you can personalize your email preferences later.
Your information is safe with us! Any messages you receive will be from Medicareful or a Medicareful representative. We won't sell your information.
By entering your information and clicking Submit, you are giving permission to have a licensed sales agent contact you by email to provide additional information about products and services. Your consent is voluntary and allows us to contact you via email for marketing purposes. You may contact us to change your preferences at any time.