If you are covered under Original Medicare, then you will still have access to medical care from almost any doctor or hospital in the U.S. and/or its territories. However, beyond that, Medicare coverage while traveling in a foreign country is sparse, with just a few limited exceptions.
If you are a Medicare enrollee, or you soon will be, you may be wondering just exactly what – if anything – this program offers in terms of vision and dental benefits. Unfortunately, for those who are enrolled in Original Medicare, which includes Medicare Part A and Part B, the answer is very little, if anything.
If you’re aged 65 or over and you are currently enrolled in Medicare for your health care coverage, then you may be able to make changes to your plan during certain times of the year that are known as Medicare enrollment periods.
When it comes to Medicare Supplement plans, the rates will increase over time. There are three ways in which Medigap plans increase over time; issue-age, community rated and attained-age.
When comparing Medicare supplement plans and carriers it is very important to compare rates when looking at the same plan letter between companies. For example, if you are comparing Plan G between companies you want to focus on price along with several other factors.
People who enroll in Medicare after Jan. 1st 2020 will not be able to purchase plan C or F however, folks who enrolled in Medicare Part A prior to Jan. 1st 2020 will still be able to buy plans C and F.
Deciding when to buy a Medicare supplemental insurance policy is a very important decision. If you wait until it’s too late you never be able to buy a Medigap plan if you have health issues. It is very important to be aware of when your enrollment period is for Medicare supplement insurance.
You may be wondering how ObamaCare affected Medicare. There is plenty of misinformation out there and many seniors are misinformed. I hope to set the record straight here and clarify any confusion you may have. In short, ObamaCare does not affect Medicare directly at all. If you have Medicare or are new to Medicare you […]
Going onto Medicare for the first time can be exciting and confusing at the same time. With all the different enrollment periods and Medicare letters (A,B, C, D) it is very important to do your research and make sure you are enrolling at the right time to avoid any costly late fees.
You may have heard Medicare has different “parts” or “plans.” This can be very confusing. This article will help you better understand how the different parts of Medicare work. Original Medicare is made up of two parts; A and B. Parts A and B are administered by the U.S. government. These are the only parts […]