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Differences between Medicare plans: clipboard with parts A, B, C, D

Differences Between Medicare Plans: Parts A, B, C, D

By Medicare and Medicaid

Good health is one of life’s “priceless treasures” because a person’s health affects his/her physical, mental, and emotional well-being. An important factor in good healthcare is health insurance. Health insurance facilitates good access to healthcare, directly correlated with better health outcomes and lower death rates. Medicare is a major way that many Americans receive healthcare…

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Recent Trends in Medicare Costs

By Medicare and Medicaid

Research shows that 65 million people aged 65 and older as well as younger people with disabilities are covered by Medicare. This is a federal health insurance program that helps pay for care services including hospital and medical provider visits, in-home care, prescriptions, and more. In this article, we’ll explain some of the recent trends in…

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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

By Medicare and Medicaid

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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