Medicare Part B

February 12, 2019

Medicare Part B or the doctor’s “Medical Insurance” pays when you visit your doctor in their office and other outpatient care. If you need to enroll in Medicare Part B here is what you need to know. General Enrollment vs. Special Enrollment General Enrollment is only open to the public January through March of each [...]

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How to Pick a Medicare Part D Plan

February 3, 2019

Medicare was confusing enough before Part D came along. What is Medicare Part D and how do you enroll in it? Medicare Part D is prescription drug coverage under Medicare. It was added as part of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. This plan is administered by private insurance companies for Medicare. You will need [...]

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Medicare for Disability

October 25, 2018

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 Part D: Extra Help with Drug Plan Costs

June 27, 2018

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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