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8 Tips to Reduce Your Healthcare Costs

By Medicare and Medicaid

The cost of healthcare continues to rise with no end in sight. This is especially hard on the elderly and younger people with severe health problems or disabilities. However, you can take steps to reduce your own or a family member’s healthcare costs. Here are eight tips to help you save money on your healthcare. 1. Save Money…

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What You Need to Know About Starting Medicare

By Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare is a government program providing health insurance for people 65 or older. Starting Medicare begins with eligibility – three months before turning 65. Note: You may be eligible earlier if you are disabled or have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Original Medicare is made up of several parts, including: Part A (Hospital Insurance): Helps to cover…

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2023 Proposed Changes to Medicare Rules

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued proposed changes to Medicare that will make it easier to get coverage, simplify enrollment, expand access, and implement improvements to the administration of Medicare Savings Programs. Below is an overview of what’s coming in 2023. Earlier Enrollment for Medicare  Currently, if people enroll in Medicare in the General…

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