Medicare Part B

July 12, 2017

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

July 2, 2017

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

June 22, 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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Paying too Much for Medicare?

May 23, 2017

Medicare coverage can be very expensive. Premiums for Medicare Part B are $88.50 per month in 2006. If you sign up for Medicare Part D your premiums can cost $35.00 per month or more depending on the plan you choose. Not only do you have to pay these premiums for Medicare, but they go up [...]

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