The Medicare open enrollment period ends on December 7th, so now if you haven’t enrolled, now is the time to do so. If you didn’t enroll in Medicare during the initial enrollment period or you want to make changes to your current plan, this is your last chance. Here’s what you need to know about enrolling in Medicare.
The Medicare open enrollment period for 2016 starts today, October 15th. This open enrollment period ends December 7th, so if you didn’t enroll in Medicare during the initial enrollment period or you want to make changes to your current plan, now is the time to do so. Here’s what you need to know about enrolling in Medicare.
The Medicare open enrollment period for 2016 is starting on October 15th and ends December 7th. These dates are important for those who didn’t enroll in Medicare during their initial enrollment period or for those who want to make changes to their current plan. Here’s what you need to know about enrolling in Medicare.
New to Medicare
If you are turning 65 and have worked for at least 10 years (during which time you paid Medicare taxes),
Exercising is a very important aspect of staying healthy. It can help you to look and feel your best. Regular exercise can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer. It can also help reduce pain due to arthritis. Here are exercises you can do today.
Aerobic activity is helpful in lowing blood pressure and cholesterol levels,
If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) then medication is the best way to cope with it. But medication doesn’t always take care of all of the aspects of RA. Here are a 7 natural treatments to help you cope with the pain of RA.
Exercise is critical for anyone with rheumatoid arthritis.
Medicare provides health insurance to most older Americans, but there are still expenses that have to be paid out-of-pocket. Medicare has a complicated set of rules that can be difficult to understand. So here are some of the expenses you can expect with Medicare:
The standard Medicare Part B premium is $104.90 per month in 2016,
Traveling in the United States
If you are a Medicare beneficiary and you have Original Medicare (Part A & B) then you can travel anywhere within the United States and still be covered by Medicare as long as you use doctors and hospitals that accept Medicare. If you have Medicare Advantage (Part C) then you may have to pay more out of pocket for visiting an out of network provider.
Medigap, or the Medicare Supplemental plan, is extra health insurance that you can buy from a private company to pay health care costs that are not covered by Original Medicare (Parts A & B), such as co-payments, deductibles, and health insurance if you travel outside the U.S. Medigap policies do not cover long-term care such as stays in a nursing facility,
You may think that after you sign up and choose your coverage for Medicare that you’re done, but there are still a few things that you should do within your first year of having Medicare. Here’s a list to help you get started.
Fill Out An Authorization Form
If you ever want your friends and family to call Medicare on your behalf then you’ll have to fill out an authorization form.
There are four different parts of Medicare. You can choose the basic ones or the ones that allow more coverage.
Medicare Part A, B, C, & D
When you apply to Medicare, Part A is what you’ll be automatically enrolled in. Plan A is your hospital insurance plan.