This blog section contains information on Medicare Advantage plans. Learn about Medicare Part C and discover when you can change your plan during the Open Enrollment Periods. Moreover, find out about Silver Sneakers, Dental Plans, and compare Supplement plans to Medicare Advantage plans.
You can change your Medicare Advantage Plan now – from January 1 to March 31. Otherwise, you will need special circumstances to qualify for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP). If you do not qualify for SEP and it’s past March 31, you will need to wait until the Annual Election Period from October 15 to December 7. Why change […]
Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan may cover the injectable osteoporosis drug Prolia. When you are in a hospital or skilled nursing facility, Medicare Part A can help pay for Prolia. Furthermore, Medicare Part B may cover a home health nurse visit to inject this drug. Medicare Coverage for Osteoporosis Drug Prolia To enroll […]
Does Medicare pay for a Kidney Transplant? Original Medicare Part A and Part B pay for kidney transplants. Furthermore, Medicare Advantage (Part C) also covers kidney transplants. So what exactly is a kidney transplant? Kidney Transplant Surgery Kidney transplant surgery is a medical procedure to remove a healthy kidney from a donor and transplant it […]
Medicare Advantage (MA) plans may cover hearing aids and other benefits not available in Original Medicare. However, Medicare Part B does cover diagnostic hearing test and balance exams. After you pay a $203 Part B deductible in 2021, Medicare covers 80% of your hearing and balance test. (Medicare.gov) Before Medicare Advantage covers your hearing aids, you must […]
Medicare Advantage (MA) plans may include benefits not available in Original Medicare or Medigap Plans. You can get the following exclusive benefits in an MA Plan: Dental Fitness program Hearing Transportation Vision Find out when you can change your MA Plan to get these benefits. Changing Your MA Plan If you want different benefits in […]
Change Your Medicare Advantage Plan Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment is between January 1 and March 31, 2021. During this period, you can make the following changes: Switch to a different Medicare Advantage Plan with or without drug coverage Disenroll from Medicare Advantage and return to Original Medicare and join a Part D drug plan Senior […]
What do Medicare Parts cover and cost in 2021? 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 Stories Medicare stories published in October 2020 about Medicare changes in 2021.