Medicare for End Stage Renal Disease

February 12, 2017

If you receive regular kidney dialysis on a weekly basis, you qualify for Medicare benefits without the 24 month waiting period required for those who receive Social Security Disability benefits. You may even be eligible for Medicare coverage if you do not qualify for Social Security disability. If you did not work and paid into [...]

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Medicare for Disability

January 3, 2017

If you receive Social Security Disability benefits, you are eligible for Medicare coverage after 24 months of payment. The 24 month period begins from the date you first became entitled to Social Security Disability. If you are unsure of your entitlement date, it is found on the first award letter you received from Social Security. [...]

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Medicare for Dummies

December 14, 2016

Don’t be taken in by the title of this article; we are not implying that you are a dummy in any way. In fact, we are certain that you are an intelligent and savvy individual out to make sense of a confusing and poorly documented government health insurance program. With that said, here are the [...]

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Medicare Part D: Extra Help with Drug Plan Costs

September 5, 2016

If you are one of the fortunate that has deciphered Medicare Part D and enrolled in a plan, you should apply for the extra help. The “Extra Help” is a subsidy Social Security will place on your record if you qualify. When you qualify for the extra help your out-of-pocket expenses will be greatly reduced. [...]

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