Medigap Plan F and Plan C are ending for new Medicare Beneficiaries
Two popular Medigap plan options in the United States won't be available for newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries beginning in 2020. If you become eligible for Medicare on or after January 1, 2020, . . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 7
Exploring Your Medicare Options Now that you have a better understanding of Medicare and how it works, you can begin shopping for the type of coverage that works for you. Most people have several o. . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 6
What Original Medicare Covers Original Medicare consists of two parts: Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance). This guide explores the types of services covered by Medicare Part A. . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 5
What Every New Beneficiary Should Know About Their Medicare Card Once you’re eligible for Medicare, you’ll receive your Medicare card in the mail. Your Medicare card is how you show doctors, hos. . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 4
Your Guide to Medicare Enrollment Periods Most people become eligible to sign up for Medicare three months before their 65th birthday, but some people qualify earlier if they have a disability or cer. . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 3
Understanding Your Medicare Out-of-Pocket Costs Your Medicare out-of-pocket costs are what you could pay for health care and vary based on which Part of Medicare you’re enrolled in. Medicare Part. . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 1
Medicare 101 Original Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and younger people with certain disabilities or medical conditions. Most people become eligible to . . .
New to Medicare Series: Part 2
Glossary of Medicare Terms Medicare doesn’t have to be complicated, and learning important Medicare terms can help ensure you fully understand your coverage. From deductibles and copayments to bene. . .
How Retirement Affects Your Medicare Benefits
Most people become eligible for Medicare at age 65, which is also the traditional age of retirement. However, some American seniors are choosing to work past the age of 65 and some are retiring early. . . .
10 Surprising Benefits Every Medicare Beneficiary Should Know About
Medicare Part B helps cover a wide range of medical costs for people age 65 years or older and people younger than 65 who have certain disabilities or medical conditions. What you may not know, howe. . .