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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 […]

Medicare Flu Shot Coverage

Medicare Part B provides flu shot coverage. You can get one FREE flu shot per flu season! The CDC recommends seniors get a flu shot in September or October. Read about the flu vaccine and discover the following: What is Influenza? Two human Influenza viruses New Vaccines for Seniors in the 2020-2021 flu season What […]

Medicare Vaccine Coverage

Medicare Part B and Part D drug plan provide you with vaccine coverage. Medicare Part B covers vaccinations from an outpatient medical provider, such as your doctor’s office. Part B vaccine coverage include: Flu (seasonal Influenza) Hepatitis B Pneumococcal Shingles Vaccine Medicare Part D prescription drug plan covers the Shingles vaccine. You can receive a Shingles shot […]

Medicare Annual Election Period

When is the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), and what can you do? You can make changes to all your Medicare Plans during AEP from October 15 to December 7. For example, you can change your Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, or Part D drug plan. In particular, you can switch insurance carriers, enroll or disenroll […]