Medicare for Disability

November 9, 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 Part D Enrollment Deadline

September 20, 2017

The Medicare Part D enrollment deadline is quickly approaching. You must enroll in a Medicare part D prescription drug plan before May 15th 2006. If you miss the May 15th deadline you face delays and possible penalties getting enrolled in a plan. Here is the easiest way to find the right prescription drug plan for [...]

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Medicare for End Stage Renal Disease

September 1, 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 Part D: Extra Help with Drug Plan Costs

August 21, 2017

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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