Medicare

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

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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Do Doctors Have to Disclose Conflicts of Interest?

Conflicts of interest can influence a doctor's decision-making and ruin patient trust. Reporting and sharing medical conflicts of interest are essential to protecting against them.

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How Does Prior Authorization Affect Medicare Coverage?

Prior authorization can influence the care and coverage you receive through Medicare, but it influences different parts uniquely.

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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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