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.

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?

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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.

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Don’t Make These 6 Medicare Plan Mistakes

on October 9, 2020

They’re expensive, and timing is everything.

Medicare
Walmart to Sell Medicare Coverage: Should You Buy?

on October 8, 2020

The retail giant will begin selling Medicare insurance plans on Oct. 15. Find out more.

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3 Groups Who Can Get Medicare Before Age 65

on October 5, 2020

If you fall into one of these groups, you are eligible for Medicare health insurance regardless of age.

Senior getting a prescription at a pharmacy
The 9 Best States for Medicare Drug Plans

on October 2, 2020

One region of the country stands tall when it comes to Medicare drug plan affordability, availability and quality.

Shocked senior
This Is How Much Medicare Actually Costs Seniors

on August 27, 2020

Premiums are hardly the only out-of-pocket expense for traditional Medicare beneficiaries.

Doctor with patient
Walmart’s New Health Insurance to Offer Medicare Plans

on July 11, 2020

The retail giant is about to roll out health coverage — including Medicare policies, reports say.

Are You on Medicare? Beware Coronavirus Scammers
Are You on Medicare? Beware Coronavirus Scammers

on May 19, 2020

Fall for one of these scams, and you could be on the hook for Medicare costs.

Coronavirus test
Medicare to Cover Testing for the Coronavirus

on March 4, 2020

The federal health insurance program will pay for coronavirus tests under certain conditions.

Skeptical senior
Should You Trust the Official Medicare Website?

on December 3, 2019

Critics warn that inconsistent information on the federal government’s Medicare website can mislead you.

How to Save Hundreds of Dollars on Medicare Drug Costs
How to Save Hundreds of Dollars on Medicare Drug Costs

on November 11, 2019

Tired of paying high drug costs despite having Medicare health insurance? Now is the time to act.

Seniors Rate This Type of Medicare Higher for Satisfaction
Seniors Rate This Type of Medicare Higher for Satisfaction

on November 7, 2019

Is Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage better? Here’s what one survey found.

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New Benefits Coming to Medicare Advantage Plans

on October 21, 2019

New benefits are on the horizon for 2020. Find out what they are.

Executor
3 Reasons You Can’t Rely on Medicare Alone

on October 18, 2019

Counting on Medicare to cover health care costs can jeopardize your retirement plans.

Senior using a smartphone
This New Free Medicare App Tells You ‘What’s Covered’

on August 17, 2019

Medicare now offers seniors another way to learn whether their insurance will pay for a medical service or product.

Frowning senior woman
Why Some Seniors Will Get a Surprise Medicare Bill Soon

on June 23, 2019

If you get a letter about overdue Medicare premiums, don’t assume it’s a mistake or a scam — you may indeed owe money.

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