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4 Pitfalls for First-Time Medicare Enrollees

and on October 15, 2021

Medicare’s rules are exacting, and penalties can be stiff and sometimes permanent.

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Medicare Will Not Cover These 6 Medical Costs

on September 27, 2021

Don’t let these health care expenses catch you off guard in retirement.

Worried senior on a hospital bed
Why Are Dying Seniors Switching Their Medicare Coverage?

on September 14, 2021

A government report reveals a troubling pattern among Medicare enrollees in their last year of life.

Worried seniors reviewing bills
This Type of Medicare Enrollee Reports the Most Cost Problems

on September 9, 2021

Seniors with one particular type of Medicare report far more cost-related issues than their peers.

The 4 Best-Rated Medicare Advantage Plans in 2021
The 4 Best-Rated Medicare Advantage Plans in 2021

on June 18, 2021

Medicare Advantage plan members themselves rate these plans highest.

Upset senior
5 Medicare Mistakes to Avoid for a Healthy Retirement

on June 7, 2021

Medicare can be confusing. Beware these missteps — which can hike your costs.

Senior man in the hospital
Do You Have to Sign Up for Medicare?

on April 13, 2021

Medicare is a great health care solution for seniors. But there are situations when you don’t want it — at least not yet.

How to Pick the Best Medicare Supplement Plan in 4 Steps
How to Pick the Best Medicare Supplement Plan in 4 Steps

on March 25, 2021

Here is a step-by-step guide to Medigap plans.

Senior patient in hospital bed.
New Law Ends a Surprise Cost for Medicare Patients

on March 9, 2021

The “Medicare Loophole” bill has finally become law. Here’s what it means for you.

Money with Stacy Johnson
Everything You Need to Know About Medicare

on February 12, 2021

More than 61 million Americans use Medicare, and it’s likely most of them were confused when they first encountered this complex program.

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2 Ways Medicare Enrollment May Change Soon

on December 14, 2020

A bill that could help new Medicare enrollees is advancing in Congress.

Could Medicare Help You Save on Expensive Asthma Inhalers?
Could Medicare Help You Save on Expensive Asthma Inhalers?

on December 2, 2020

Medicare offers a cheaper alternative to inhalers for some. Here’s how to find out if it works for you.

Senior couple
7 Changes Coming to Social Security and Medicare in 2021

on December 1, 2020

Recently, both Social Security and Medicare made some major announcements about benefits for 2021.

COVID patient in the hospital
Medicare to Cover New Coronavirus Treatment

on November 12, 2020

The treatment will be available with no cost-sharing for patients, the federal government has announced.

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Most Seniors Are Making This Medicare Mistake

on November 9, 2020

Less than half of Medicare recipients take this step that could result in better or cheaper health coverage — or both.

Senior woman paying Medicare bills
These Medicare Expenses Will Jump in January

on November 7, 2020

Some Medicare premiums and deductibles will take a bigger bite out of Social Security payments next year.

Medicare Open Enrollment: 12 Tips to Get Great Coverage for 2021
Medicare Open Enrollment: 12 Tips to Get Great Coverage for 2021

on November 4, 2020

Medicare open enrollment is underway now. Have you taken these steps to prepare?

seniors reviewing Medicare Advantage plans
8 Extra Benefits in Most Medicare Advantage Plans for 2021

on November 3, 2020

Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2021 offer seniors more options than ever.

COVID vaccine
Medicare, Private Plans to Cover Cost of Early COVID-19 Vaccine

on October 29, 2020

A key rule change means you will not have to pay for this type of vaccination.

Doctor with a senior patient
14 Things That Are ‘Free’ With Medicare

and on October 19, 2020

These services could save you money and help prevent costly health problems.

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