Medicare

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

Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2021

CMS has announced the 2021 Medicare costs. Check them out so you know what to expect this AEP!

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How Can a Diagnosis-Related Group Determine Your Care?

You may have never heard about a diagnosis-related group (DRG), but they can influence your health care. In fact, they are a critical part of the Medicare program.

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Preparing for Your Welcome to Medicare Visit

If you've just signed up for Medicare, you're entitled to a fully-covered preventative meeting with your doctor. Here's how you should be preparing for your Welcome to Medicare visit.

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Does Medicare Cover Pneumonia Shots & Treatments?

Pneumonia is a highly contagious infection that can be dangerous to those who catch it. Does Medicare offer coverage of pneumonia shots, treatment, and prevention?

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CMS Announces Low Medicare Advantage & Part D Premiums in 2021

Next year's anticipated average monthly premiums for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D have been announced by CMS. Here's what you can expect.

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How Does Medicare Cover Multiple Sclerosis Treatment?

Receiving treatment for an MS diagnosis can be expensive without insurance. Does Medicare cover multiple sclerosis treatment?

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What Are Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitative Facilities?

If you don't know what Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitative Facilities are, you're in luck. These convenient outpatient care facilities can set you on the path to recovery and are covered by Medicare!

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Can Medicare Help Me Stop Smoking?

Smoking is very addictive, which can make quitting a good idea and equally difficult. Programs exist to help, but they can be expensive. Does Medicare help people quit smoking?

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How and When Can I Change Medicare Plans?

If you don't love your Medicare plan or need to change it for whatever reason, when are you allowed to make that change and how do you switch plans?

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Are Chiropractic Services Covered by Medicare?

You have several treatment options for back pain, including going to a chiropractor. But, are these services covered by your Medicare?

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Does Medicare Cover Alternative Medicine?

For many people, alternative medicine is a viable option to use instead of, or alongside, traditional health care. Is it covered by Medicare?

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What is a MAC?

Though you may have never heard of them before, MACs have likely influenced your Medicare coverage. Get ready to learn what a MAC is, and why they're worth knowing.

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