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2021 Special Enrollment Period

On March 23, 2021, CMS.gov announced a 2021 Special Enrollment Period (SEP). Americans (not on Medicare) can get extended access to new savings through the American Rescue Plan. Your family members will have until August 15 to enroll or re-evaluate their coverage on HealthCare.gov.  For seniors on Medicare, you can qualify for a SEP due to COVID-19 and […]

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What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Please read this article to discover what diabetic retinopathy is and what Medicare covers. You will learn the following: Medicare and diabetic retinopathy Two stages of diabetic eye disease Diabetic retinopathy risk factors Preventing diabetic retinopathy Treatment options Medicare and Diabetic Retinopathy If you have diabetes, Medicare Part B covers eye exams for diabetic retinopathy. […]

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Medicare Macular Degeneration

Medicare Part B covers age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treatment. Furthermore, Medicare covers diagnostic tests for AMD. For people 50 years and older, it’s the leading cause of vision loss. So what is AMD? What is Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? AMD is an eye disease that affects the macula (center part) of your retina. It causes […]

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Medicare Advantage Benefits

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 […]

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment 2021

Change Your Medicare Advantage Plan Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment is between January 1 and March 31, 2021. During this period, you can make a one-time change: 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 After […]

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Medicare Parts coverage and cost in 2021

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 […]

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Charleston West Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes

Charleston West Virginia Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Charleston West Virginia Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best 2020 Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Charleston, WV. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 to get your Medigap […]

Ocean County New Jersey Medicare Supplement Quotes

Ocean County New Jersey Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Ocean County New Jersey Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best 2020 Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Ocean County New Jersey. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 […]

Barton City Michigan Medicare Supplement Quotes

Barton City Michigan Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Barton City Michigan Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Barton City Michigan. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 to get your Medigap […]

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Medicare Plan N vs Plan G

Medicare Plan N vs Plan G, which is best for you? Discover the coverage and cost differences between Medigap Plan N and Plan G. Find out what Plan N costs Fred when he falls and is transported to the ER. Medigap Plan N vs Plan G Medicare Plan N is a lower-cost alternative to Plan […]

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Medicare Summary Notice MSN

Your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) Your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) shows Medicare Part A and Part B covered services for people with Original Medicare. It is not a bill. If you receive an MSN, it will list all the Medicare-billed services and supplies from the last 3-month period. Furthermore, it summarizes what Medicare paid and […]

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What is the best Medicare Supplement Plan in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Medigap Rates What is the best Medicare Supplement Plan in Pennsylvania? Discover Pennslyvania Medicare Supplement rates on Plans F, G, and N. You can find historical 2014 prices in the following PA locations: Luzerne County Pennsylvania Pennsylvania and Medigap Plan N Find out how these historical quotes compare with current prices by getting a […]

Ocean County New Jersey Medicare Supplement Quotes

Ocean County New Jersey Medigap Rates In this Rate Watch Wednesday video, Robert Bache shows you Ocean County New Jersey Medicare Supplement Quotes for Medigap Plan G. In this post, you will discover the best 2020 Medicare Supplement quotes for female and male seniors in Ocean County New Jersey. Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-855-368-4717 […]

Medicare Supplement Plan F New Jersey

Medigap Plan F vs G Why pay more for Medicare Supplement Plan F in New Jersey? You can get the same comprehensive coverage with Plan G and pay a lower monthly premium? The only difference between Plan F and Plan G is you pay a $198 Part B deductible in 2020 for Plan G. However, […]

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Medicare Part D Premium 2021

In a CMS press released dated July 29, 2020, the average Medicare Part D premium for seniors will be approximately $30.50 in 2021. This low Part D premium is the same price from 2013. For example, Robert Bache quotes a 2013 monthly premium of $29.10 for Medicare Part D in Salt Lake County, Utah. Medicare […]

Extra Help Medicare Part D

What is Extra Help for Medicare Part D? Extra Help for Medicare Part D is a program to help people with limited income and resources pay Medicare prescription drug costs. For example, Extra Help can help pay your Medicare Part D premiums, deductibles, and copayment costs. To join a Medicare Part D drug plan, you […]

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Medicare Part D 2021 Costs

Medicare Part D 2021 Costs The cost of Medicare Part D will increase in 2021. Medicare Part D is insurance coverage that lowers your out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs. There are four stages of Medicare Part D, and each stage has new drug costs. 4 Stages of Drug Coverage and Costs in 2021 Below are […]