There are some things that you cannot do when you are switching from Medicare Advantage to Original Medicare from January 1st to February 14th. During this time there are some things that are absolutely frowned upon and they are listed below:Click Here to Read More!
Dates mean a lot to insurance companies as they don’t want to be responsible for paying for things that happened before they started getting paid. You must play by the rules that they set forward so that you always have coverage for your health issues. However, if you miss an open enrollment date all hope […]Click Here to Read More!
Though there are few differences between a Medicare Advantage Plan and an original Medicare plan there are some good alternatives to it. What makes the biggest difference is that a private insurance company is behind the curtain administering everything instead of the Federal government. However, there are still rules set forth for when you can […]Click Here to Read More!
Any good business will try and continue to adapt to the changing needs of their customer base and Medicare is not any different in this respect. With an extension as well as an earlier start date Medicare has decided to get drastic with changes to how people enroll. You will need this information to make […]Click Here to Read More!
The epidemic that is currently sweeping through the nation and wrecking havoc is that of obesity, and many don’t realize it’s impact. However, Medicare has stepped up and recognized obesity as a struggle that requires it to be a covered service. There are some options available to anyone with Medicare that is obese under the […]Click Here to Read More!
The clinical depression diagnosis once carried with it a stigma of being something that happened to “weak” or “unstable” people. As science and medicine have advanced people have begun to understand that this is actually just the struggles of an unbalanced body. Now, insurance companies or groups like Medicare are recognizing the struggle and adding […]Click Here to Read More!
Medicare continues to review their covered services every year to make sure that they are providing the best care possible to their policyholders. In 2012, Medicare has added three more covered services to Medicare Part B and one of those is alcohol misuse. With this covered service there are some ways in which people can […]Click Here to Read More!
When you need to change your Medicare Advantage Plan there are some people that will tell you that it is not possible to do so. However, there are some instances that you can contact your provider and make changes to your Medicare Advantage Plan if necessary. Here are a few instances in which you could […]Click Here to Read More!
Health care is an extremely expensive part of our every day lives and it gets even more expensive when you enter a hospital. Staying in a hospital will make your medical bills go through the roof because of the level of care that is provided. Paying nurses, doctors and other medical staff to care for […]Click Here to Read More!
One of the biggest concerns that we have in our society today in regards to death is dying with dignity. Many people want to be given the right to determine how they are cared for in their final days and the decision usually winds up being the same. The option that is chosen most regularly […]Click Here to Read More!
The Medicare Government Program – What’s it all about? Medicare Government is a health insurance program that the Government provides to citizens and permanent resident of the United States. Age 65 years and older tend to qualify for the Medicare program. However, if you are under 65 and have a serious medical condition you may […]Click Here to Read More!
Your Medicare Insurance Plan Benefits: The old age money saver In 1965 the first Medicare benefit insurance plan was created, and was then made up of two sections. Part A concentrated on Medicare insurance coverage for hospitals. Part B, looked more at the topic of coverage for medical insurance. Parts C and D were included […]Click Here to Read More!
How easy is it to apply for Medicare? Medicare is a U.S. government plan which provides citizens of 65 or older with health insurance. Certain criteria means those younger can also receive Medicare. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) run the Medicare program. Both you and your supplier must apply for Medicare for […]Click Here to Read More!
Some rarely known rules apply when you are wanting to drop, add or switch a Medicare Advantage Plan that you currently have. Only certain enrollment times are allowed, like most insurance company plans. There are the basic rules for adding, dropping and switching Medicare Advantage Plans listed below.Click Here to Read More!
When it comes to health insurance (especially those that are federal government regulated) many people don’t know what they are looking at or what they should do. Local groups help the citizens of the area learn about their Social Security and Medicare benefits and much of this is done through the Senior Medicare Patrol) SMP. […]Click Here to Read More!
When your supplier is acting strangely like they aren’t doing everything on the “up and up” you should do a little checking to make sure everything is ok. You can check with Medicare and/or the Social Security office so that you know if everything is ok with them in their world. Medicare also has a […]Click Here to Read More!
Contacting your health insurance provider should be the first thing you do in any of the instances where you believe Medicare fraud is present. Not contacting your insurance company will delay the recovery and identification processes that could affect everyone so deeply. So whenever you receive notice of suspicious activity on your Medicare account you […]Click Here to Read More!
When you are on Medicare or any other health insurance program that provides you assistance you should always know when you are about to be charged for something. Any service you have agreed to and any piece of equipment you have been told about so when you don’t get notified you should be suspicious. Any […]Click Here to Read More!
Different providers and plans are available on a multiple level if you are looking for other options for your Medicare coverage. The coverage itself may be basically the same, but with a Medicare Advantage Plan you are getting coverage through a private company instead of Medicare. This is to say that your Original Medicare coverage, […]Click Here to Read More!
When a private company covers your Medicare Part A and B coverage it is called a Medicare Advantage Plan. There are several options for this coverage and they are listed below.Click Here to Read More!