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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

Understand the changes you can make during the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period.
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What Does Medicare Not Cover?

Discover what Medicare does not cover including the most common out-of-pocket costs: dental, hearing, and vistion.
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Indulge Responsibly: Try These Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day indulgences get a bad wrap — but there are alternatives to these treats that can be healthy for the heart.
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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period

Understand the changes you can make during the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period.
Read more
Happy Senior Couple at Home.jpg

What Does Medicare Not Cover?

Discover what Medicare does not cover including the most common out-of-pocket costs: dental, hearing, and vistion.
Read more
Heart Healthy Valentine Treats seniors holding hands.jpg

Indulge Responsibly: Try These Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day indulgences get a bad wrap — but there are alternatives to these treats that can be healthy for the heart.
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Does Medicare Cover Prostate Surgery and Cancer Treatment?

Discover what Medicare does cover for prostate cancer, including screening, biopsy, surgery, and other treatments.
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Medicare Costs 2023

Good news, your Part B 2023 Medicare costs have decreased. However, your Part A hospital costs have increased.
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Medicare Costs 2023

Good news, your Part B 2023 Medicare costs have decreased. However, your Part A hospital costs have increased.
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Medicare Advantage Dental Plans

You can get dental care with a Medicare Advantage plan, which may also include vision, hearing, and other benefits that original Medicare does not cover.
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Affordable Care Act and Medicare

Learn how the Affordable Care Act can lower your Medicare costs and improve your health with preventive services.
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Covid Booster Shot Eligibility

Depending on which COVID-19 vaccine you received, your eligibility for the COVID booster shot could vary.
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