Does Medicare Pay For Hearing Aids?

Original Medicare does not pay for hearing aids, but Medicare Advantage may actually include some hearing aid coverage. What Medicare Doesn’t Cover and Why Medicare doesn’t hide the fact that it doesn’t cover hearing aids. It also makes it obvious that they don’t cover any other hearing benefits or dental and vision benefits, either. Original…

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When Can I Enroll in Part D?

Part D is the prescription drug component of the Medicare program. If you want to get Part D coverage, you must enroll during the proper enrollment period. To learn more about enrolling in Part D, continue reading.  What Is Medicare Part D? Medicare Part D provides prescription drug coverage to Medicare beneficiaries. The prescription drug…

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Does Medicare Advantage Cover Prescriptions?

Medicare Advantage plans often cover prescription drug coverage, though not all plans include this benefit. Keep reading to learn more about Medicare Advantage plans and the coverage you can expect.  What Is Medicare Advantage? Medicare Advantage (Part C) is the private insurance option offered by Medicare-approved carriers. Through Part C of the Medicare program, beneficiaries…

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Get Medicare in 2022?

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As a senior, you can get Medicare coverage when you turn 65. If you have a qualifying disability, you can receive Medicare benefits after 24 months of disability benefits. Seniors 65 and Older If you will be turning 65 in 2022, then you will be eligible for Medicare benefits. You can prepare by learning the…

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What is in the Medicare Handbook for 2022?

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The Medicare & You handbook, published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is updated every year with helpful information for Medicare beneficiaries. New Updates in the 2022 Handbook COVID-19 Medicare covers vaccines, diagnostic tests, antibody tests, and monoclonal antibody treatments. During the public health emergency, you pay nothing for the vaccine, booster or…

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Why Is Medicare Important For Seniors?

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Medicare is a vital program that provides coverage for seniors and people under 65 with disabilities. It helps them pay for the medical services they need, such as doctor visits, hospital care, prescription drugs, and more.  We understand that Medicare can be confusing to navigate, so we want to help by answering any questions you…

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What do the Parts of Medicare Cover?

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If you’re a senior who is curious about what Medicare covers or if you want to know how it works, we’re here to help you gain a good understanding of each part so you can choose which one suits you and your needs. Coverage with Part A There are many reasons why seniors need to…

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2022 Costs for Part C and Part D

Costs of Medicare Part C and Part D

Medicare Part C (also known as Medicare Advantage) and Medicare Part D set themselves apart from Original Medicare, as they are exclusively offered through private health insurance. However, there are still some cost changes to expect in 2022. What Are Part C’s Costs In 2022? Medicare Part C doesn’t have one set cost, but changes…

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2022 Costs for Original Medicare

Medicare Part A and Part B

Original Medicare consists of Medicare Part A and Part B. The coverage remains the same, but the 2022 costs for Original Medicare are slightly different from those in 2021. Here, you will see how premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance costs have changed for Part A and Part B. What Are Part A’s Costs In 2022? Part…

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Can You Be Turned Down for a Medicare Supplement Plan?

The short answer is yes, except during your Medicare Supplement Open Enrollment Period, which starts the first day you are enrolled in both Parts A and B of Original Medicare and ends six months later. Outside of this period, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans are allowed to use medical underwriting and deny you coverage or increase…

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