What Does Medicare Cost? | Medicare Basics

Wondering what you’ll pay once you’re on Medicare? What about the costs of a Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage plan? Discover the differences in costs between Original Medicare, Medigap, and Medicare Advantage plans so you can make the most informed decision about your coverage!

Medicare Costs and Coverage for Medical Emergency Services

When you’re in a medical emergency, the last thing you want to worry about is the costs. Knowing the Medicare costs and coverage of medical emergency services can save you stress and money should the worst happen.

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The Magic of Music for Seniors

Music can be a great comfort to anyone. But for seniors, a special playlist may have a larger impact on their life.

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Is Medicare the Only Health Insurance I Need?

In many situations, your Medicare plan has you covered at the best of times and the worst of times. But, it may be worth looking into these extra insurance plans.

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What's the Difference Between Medicare Supplements & Medicare Advantage? | Medicare Basics

Both Medicare Supplements (Medigap) and Medicare Advantage provide supplemental coverage. But which should you choose? Discover the differences in coverage between Medigap and Medicare Advantage.

What the Medicare Star Rating Means for You

If you’re searching for a new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan, the Medicare Star Rating can narrow your search. It’s a helpful tool that can make comparing a breeze!

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How Medicare Benefit Periods Work

Medicare covers many of the costs associated with inpatient care facilities up to a certain point. Understanding benefit periods is important to knowing your coverage.

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Coverage Determinations: Your Part D Plan’s Guidelines

Medicare Part D can help you afford your prescription drugs, but how does your plan determine what’s covered and what’s not? More importantly, what can you do if you think something should be covered?

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Does Medicare Cover Long-Term Care?

At some point in your life, you may need some form of long-term care, or non-medical personal care. Does Medicare cover long-term care, and if not, what are your options?

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Is Coffee Really Healthy for You?

The coffee debate has been raging for decades. Is it healthy? Can it lead to cancer? After a flurry of studies, we’re learning that your morning cup of coffee could be one of the healthiest choices you make today.

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Is PACE the Health Care Option for Me?

PACE is a program for seniors who have health care needs, but still want the freedom and independence of living at home. In many ways, it helps bring coordinated care to you.

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What is Original Medicare? | Medicare Basics

Discover Original Medicare. Watch to find out more about Medicare Parts A and B, including the benefits of each part and how enrollment works.

Just like you, your health is one of a kind. What works for one person may not for another, so the information in these articles should not take the place of an expert opinion. Before making significant lifestyle or diet changes, please consult your primary care physician or nutritionist. Your doctor will know your own health best.

Medicareful Living: For a Healthy, Full Life

Medicareful Living focuses on not just managing your health, but improving your life. This is possible when you find the right Medicare option for you and your family.