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3 Groups Who Can Get Medicare Before Age 65

on March 16, 2022

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

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Traditional Medicare Premiums Will Soar in 2022

on November 15, 2021

Many seniors can forget about at least part of their Social Security increase for the new year.

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14 Added Benefits in the New Medicare Advantage Plans

on November 4, 2021

Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2022 offer seniors more options than ever.

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6 Ways to Get Help With Medicare Expenses

on October 25, 2021

Do you qualify for any of these plans or programs that help pay for Medicare costs?

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6 Financial Dates and Deadlines in October 2021

on September 30, 2021

Miss one of these dates or deadlines, and it could cost you.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lawsuit Casts Doubt on Government’s Nursing Home Ratings

on March 17, 2021

Nursing homes reportedly submit false information to the government.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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.

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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.

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