Tag Archives: Medicare

Six Facts Folks with a Medicare Supplement need to know

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1.Make sure you have a current copy of Medicare & You. This handbook has details about what Medicare covers and provides websites and phone numbers where you can get additional information. 2.Remember that if Medicare does not pay for a medical procedure your Medicare Supplement will not pay for their

How to Enroll in Medicare Part B

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Enroll in Medicare Part B - whether you are just turning 65 or have worked past 65

Enrolling in Medicare Part B – whether you are just turning 65 or have worked past 65 If you are self-employed or retired when you turn 65, signing up for Medicare Part B is a very simple process. You simply go to the Social Security website, www.ssa.gov, and do it on-line.

6 Facts Folks with Medicare Advantage Plans Should Know

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Make sure you have a current copy of Medicare-and-You. This handbook has details about what Medicare covers and provides website and phone numbers where you can get additional information. The number for Medicare is 1 800 633 4227 and they are opened 24 hours per day, seven days per week. During

What is the Donut Hole?

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If you’re turning 65 or becoming Medicare eligible, one of your challenges is choosing a drug plan. Many are confused by the term “Donut Hole” (also called the Coverage Gap). Medicare Prescription Drug Plans have four parts or phases, Initial Deductible, Initial Coverage, Donut Hole and Catastrophic. To understand the Donut