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Switch Medigap Plans

Get a Medigap Plan for less money In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache explains when you can switch Medigap Plans and save money. Watch the video and find out when you can shop for Medicare Supplement insurance. Moreover, discover how Medicare standardized lettered plans make it easy for you to compare prices. For example, you […]

Medicare Covers Cardiovascular Disease Screenings

In this MedicareBob Wellness Wednesday video, Robert Bache explains how Medicare covers cardiovascular disease screening. Robert says, “Medicare allows you to do a very basic cardiovascular screening with your doctor for free.” Medicare.gov calls this Cardiovascular behavioral therapy. It covers an annual visit with your primary care doctor. As Robert says in his video, “you […]

Does Medicare cover knee replacement?

Medicare Knee Replacement In this Medigap Monday video, Robert Bache answers the question, “Does Medicare supplement plan G cover knee replacement?” Watch the video and discover how Medigap Plan G covers knee replacement. Then continue reading to learn how Medicare Plan G pays for your knee replacement recovery. Moreover, find out about surgical complications and […]

United Airlines Coronavirus

The coronavirus has caused turbulent times for United Airlines and the airline industry. The rise of COVID-19 cases, currently over 7 million in the US, has stalled its recovery. Read this article to discover which jobs United Airlines plans to cut and how a Medicare plan can help. On September 2, 2020, CNBC reports: United […]

Diabetes Self Management Education

Diabetes Self Management Education The American Diabetes Association reports Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) improves hemoglobin A1c by up to 1% in people with type 2 diabetes. Furthermore, DSME reduces the onset and advancement of diabetes complications. Moreover, it empowers you to eat healthier, exercise more regularly, and better cope with and manage your diabetes. […]

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

You can prevent type 2 diabetes with the Medicare diabetes prevention program. If your diabetes screening result is pre-diabetes, you qualify for this proven health behavior-changing program. According to Medicare.gov, this program is free if you meet the following conditions: Pre-diabetes test results: A1C 5.7% to 6.4%, fasting plasma glucose 110-125mg/dL, or 2-hour glucose tolerance […]

What does Medicare cover for diabetes?

Medicare does cover diabetes prevention, treatment, and supplies. The 2020 National Diabetes Report published by the CDC estimates the prevalence of diabetes. Among the US population in 2018, 34.2 million people of all ages (10.5%) had diabetes. However, adults with diabetes increased with age. The prevalence of seniors age 65 or older with diabetes is […]

Medicare Diabetes Screening

Type 2 Diabetes In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache shows you diabetes type 2 warning signs and how Medicare diabetes screenings can help you avoid serious health issues. For example, screening may help people avoid long-term damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and blood vessels. Furthermore, webmd.com says, “people with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes […]

Does Medicare pay for Hepatitis B vaccine?

If you are at medium or high risk for Hepatitis B, Medicare Part B does pay for your Hepatitis B vaccine. Please check with your doctor to see if you are at high or medium risk for Hepatitis B. Therefore, if you are at risk, you pay nothing for Hepatitis B shots. Please read this […]

Medicare Pneumococcal Vaccine Coverage

Medicare Part B provides pneumococcal vaccine coverage. Furthermore, Medicare will pay for two different pneumococcal shots. Each shot protects against different strains of bacteria. You can talk with your doctor or healthcare provider to determine if you need one or both shots. Moreover, Part B will cover your first pneumococcal shot(s) at any time. Then […]