Seema Verma CMS approves Section 1135 Wavier

CMS Approves Section 1135 Wavier for 13 States On March 23, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approves Section 1135 Wavier for 13 states. The waiver gives states new “flexibility” to provide needed healthcare services during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. According to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, “These waivers give a broad range […]

4 parts of medicare

Medicare Parts coverage and cost in 2020

What do Medicare Parts cover and cost in 2020? There are 4 parts of Medicare: Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. Part A covers inpatient hospital services. Part B covers outpatient medical services. Part C is Medicare Advantage plan offered by private companies approved by Medicare. Part D provides prescription drug coverage […]

Medicare Telehealth Coverage Expands

Telehealth Coverage expands amid Coronavirus Pandemic New change to Medicare Telehealth due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency. Seniors can now access telehealth services in their homes. On March 17, 2020, CMS Administrator Seema Verma says:  “These changes allow seniors to communicate with their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility so […]

Medicare Questions phone number

Medicare Questions? Call our Phone Number Get answer to your Medicare Questions by calling Senior Healthcare Direct phone number 1-855-368-4717. We will continue to remain open for business during the Coronavirus pandemic. Our customer support team will work remotely from the safety of their home to answer your Medicare questions. For example, we can answer […]

AARP Medicare Supplement Plans

AARP Medicare Supplement Plans

AARP Medicare Supplement Plans AARP Medicare Supplement Plans are offered through UnitedHealthcare insurance company. UnitedHealthcare is a Top Medicare Supplement insurance company that provides 9 Medigap Plans: A, B, C, F, High deductible F, G, K, L, and N. Both United Healthcare Medicare Supplement plans and AARP Medigap plans include the following coverage benefits. Medicare […]

What is my Medicare Claim Number?

What is my Medicare Claim Number? Your Medicare Claim Number is the number that Medicare uses to file your claims. The number format is 11 characters in length, consisting of only numbers and uppercase letters. You must submit Medicare claims using this number, also known as a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). This Medicare Number appears […]

Mutual of Omaha Medicare Supplement Plans

Mutual of Omaha Medicare Supplement Plans Mutual of Omaha is a Top Medicare Supplement insurance company and offers the Medigap Plans A, F, High deductible F, G, and N. Specifically, Mutual of Omaha Medicare supplement plans include the following coverage benefits. Medicare Part A Hospital Coverage All Mutual of Omaha Medigap plans cover Medicare Part […]

Aetna Medicare Supplement Plans

Aetna Medicare Supplement Plans Aetna is a Top Medicare Supplement insurance company and offers the following Medigap plans: A, B, F, High deductible F, G, and N. Aetna’s Medicare supplement plans include the following benefits no matter which plan you choose. Medicare Part A Hospital Coverage All plans include 100% coverage for Medicare Part A […]

Medicare Part B covers Coronavirus Test

Medicare Part B covers Coronavirus Test Anyone who gets flu like symptoms is advised to call your doctor and get the Coronavirus test. This virus which causes a disease called COVID-19 is covered by Medicare Part B if you get the test on or after February 4, 2020. The Coronavirus test can diagnose or rule […]

Top 10 Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies

Top 10 Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies in 2020 Senior Healthcare Direct put together a list of the top 10 Medicare Supplement (Medigap) insurance companies to help you compare and find a Medigap plan with the coverage and benefits you need in 2020. Original Medicare only cover 80% of Part A and Part B. Medicare supplement […]