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The sign up for Medicare can be anxiety-inducing and confusing. Many people feel like the system is actively working against them just to get more money. To make sure you’re getting the coverage you need to be a healthy, functioning person while not shoveling piles of money into the healthcare furnace, we encourage you to make a few important considerations:When should you sign up?First and foremost, you’ll need to know when and how you’re dealing
Money lost to Medicare fraud or abuse is $60 billion annually. While phishing (someone posing as legitimate requesting sensitive information) tends to be the most obvious scam, there are deeper levels of Medicare fraud. Many instances of fraud are conducted even by providers. To protect your money from these activities, get familiar with these practices and use our tips to be safe from Medicare fraud.1. The provider bills Medicare for services you never received (also
Unfortunately, there are a lot of Medicare myths and misconceptions floating around out there. It’s important to start educating yourself early so you can make the best choices for your health coverage without any penalties or gaps in coverage.Medicare Myths: #1I will be automatically enrolled in Medicare when I turn 65.Truth: Most people turning 65 will not automatically be enrolled in Medicare. Only those already collecting some form of Social Security (either retirement or disability
Medicare is intricate, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you are new to Medicare, preparing to retire, or about to turn 65, you have several important decisions to make soon. We are here to make those choices clearer. We’ve outlined a checklist (with a timeline) for enrolling in Medicare and avoiding any late penalties or gaps in coverage. DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST NOW *There are outbound links on this page 6-9 MONTHS BEFORE YOU TURN 65:
What’s the key to a happy retirement? Financial planning is obviously an important factor; however, experts are saying psychological planning is a missing ingredient to successful retirement planning. In fact, according to one study, there is as much as a 40% chance that retirees will suffer from anxiety and depression after retirement. Fortunately, there are simple ways you can fight these symptoms. Below are tips we’ve found from experts that may help you.Medicare Coverage We
Glaucoma is such a gradual deterioration that many people don’t detect this disease until it’s advanced stages. It is important to understand how to use your Medicare benefits when it comes to eye care. The best way to prevent and detect glaucoma and other eye diseases is to have regular comprehensive eye exams. While there is no cure for this damage to the optic nerve, there are many treatments that can slow the deterioration of
The hustle and bustle of the holidays are starting to subside, and you may have questions about your current health status. If you were one of the millions of Medicare Beneficiaries who took advantage of this last Annual Enrollment Period, your new plan should have taken effect on January 1st. Now is the time to take advantage of some of the free Medicare services offered to you. These preventive screenings can help you to stay
Money lost to Medicare fraud or abuse is $60 billion annually. While phishing (someone posing as legitimate requesting sensitive information) tends to be the most obvious scam, there are deeper levels of Medicare fraud. Many instances of fraud are conducted even by providers. To protect your money from these activities, get familiar with these practices and use our tips to be safe from Medicare fraud. 1. The provider bills Medicare for services you never received
Unfortunately, there are a lot of Medicare myths and misconceptions floating around out there. It’s important to start educating yourself early so you can make the best choices for your health coverage without any penalties or gaps in coverage. Medicare Myths: #1 I will be automatically enrolled in Medicare when I turn 65. Truth: Most people turning 65 will not automatically be enrolled in Medicare. Only those already collecting some form of Social Security (either