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What You Need To Know About Low-Income Medicare Benefits

Being familiar with all the different kinds of Medicare programs is crucial to making an informed decision. Everyone’s situation is different, so it is important to study your budget and health to gauge what Medicare program fits you best. One way to start is by reading this informative article that will explain the ins and outs of every kind of Medicare program. If you feel overwhelmed by some of the complexities of certain Medicare programs, […]

Are Naturopathic Doctors Covered by Medicare?

Does Medicare cover Naturopathic treatment or Naturopathy As you age, invasive surgeries and expensive treatments may seem like the only option. However, naturopathy, or naturopathic medicine, is increasing in popularity, especially in seniors.  What is Naturopathy? Naturopathy is known as a form of alternative medicine that is based on vitalism and folk medicine. However, Naturopathic Doctors (ND) are licensed and learn the same basic sciences as Medical Doctors (MD). Naturopathic doctors also learn nutrition, psychology, […]

Resources I Can Use for My Medicare Rights and Protection

We understand how overwhelming Medicare can be at times. However, no matter which Medicare plan you have you are eligible for certain rights and protections designed for you. These rights are made to protect you when you get health care, ensure you have the services allowed, protect privacy, and against any dishonest practices. These resources include: The Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman complimentary-consultation/Helps you with grievances, complaints, and any information requests you might have regarding your Medicare. […]

What Surgeries Does Medicare Cover?

Imagine this. You have just found out that you need a hip replacement. They tell you that you will need to spend three days post-surgery to ensure no infections surface and pain management is controllable. They then explain to you that you will need to go to a rehabilitation center for a month to strengthen your hip muscles. Right about now you must be thinking, ‘who covers what and how much is all this going […]

How to Know If You Are Eligible for Medicare

Congratulations! You are ready to retire and enter a new phase of your life. However, you’re not sure if you’re eligible for Medicare yet. Once you decide to retire you will no longer be apart of your employer’s health insurance program, so it is important to know where you stand with Medicare eligibility. The simple answer is if you are 65 or older you are eligible for Medicare. However, if you decide to retire before […]

6 Things To Do To Cut Your Medicare Advantage Plan Costs

Managing Medicare Advantage Medicare can get a bit pricey at times when you factor in all your deductibles, premiums, co-pays and services specific to your health. Some of you might prefer to sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan. This plan offers a privatized alternative to Original Medicare and requires that you see certain doctors that operate within the network. Within the Medicare Advantage world, there are methods to keep your spending to a minimum to […]

What Do You Need to Know about Diabetes Medicare Costs?

Dealing with a chronic illness can be stressful and scary, especially if you don’t know how you’re going to pay for your treatment options. With the rising price of insulin, taking care of your diabetes Medicare costs seems more and more difficult. We can help show you how the right Medicare plan can relieve these worrisome money burdens. You deserve the most cost-effective coverage plan through Medicare to lead a happy and healthy life.As someone […]

Coronavirus: Symptoms, Precautions, and Prevention

If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take action to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease.First, Recognize the SymptomsBefore we go any further, make sure you are able to identify the telltale signs of Coronavirus. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association:98% of patients have a […]

All You Need to Know About the Income Limit for Extra Help for Medicare

At some point or other, everyone is going to need Medicare. By the time you hit 65, it’s expected of you that you have looked through the various plans offered and begin the sign up process to get you covered federally. These plans try to optimize affordability and accessibility to get you the best coverage possible. However, they can also be pretty expensive if you don’t have much of a retirement fund. Prescription drugs especially […]