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Home Health Care – What Does Medicare Cover?

Home Health Care – What Does Medicare Cover?

When a loved one needs home health care, one of the biggest questions surrounding treatment is options for payment. During these difficult times, it’s important to have the right coverage, so it’s possible to receive the most efficient level of home care. Medicare...

What Does Medicare Part C Cover?

What Does Medicare Part C Cover?

Medicare Part C plans are also known as Medicare Advantage plans and include all the coverage from parts A and B. Additional coverage is also provided in Medicare Part C, which is important if original Medicare doesn’t provide the coverage you need. Since Medicare...

What Does Medicare Part B Cover?

What Does Medicare Part B Cover?

Medicare can sometimes be hard to understand since there are so many parts and plans. It’s important to have an understanding of what types of coverage you will have. One of the most important parts of the federal health insurance program is Medicare Part B. Types of...

What Are the Requirements to Receive Medicare?

What Are the Requirements to Receive Medicare?

Qualifying for Medicare is not automatic. Certain requirements must be met before you can receive this type of coverage. Below are the requirements to receive Medicare. Requirements for Americans 65 and Over Those who are 65 years and older can qualify for full...

Can I Have Medicare and Private Insurance?

Can I Have Medicare and Private Insurance?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions by those who are considering getting Medicare and who already have private insurance. Others might have enrolled in Medicare when they were eligible and may be wondering if they should supplement it by getting extra...

Medicare Advantage vs. Medigap

Medicare Advantage vs. Medigap

Medicare Advantage and Medigap are two popular plans available through private insurance companies. It’s important to understand that these plans are very different from one another. How Do They Work? The biggest and most important difference to understand is that...

Why You Might Need a Medicare Supplement Plan

Why You Might Need a Medicare Supplement Plan

Many people who enroll in Medicare are shocked to realize that their hospital visits and medical expenses aren’t free. Medicare often covers a large portion of the costs, but not all of them. There will be things you are required to pay, such as coinsurance,...

The Benefits of Medigap Plan A

The Benefits of Medigap Plan A

Medicare Supplement Plan A isn’t the same thing as Medicare Part A, which can cause some confusion. Instead of being a traditional Medicare plan, it’s a supplemental form of insurance that works with your Medicare. It’s considered one of the more basic plans you can...