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2016 Medicare costs

Medicare beneficiaries will face higher Medicare costs in 2016. Several costs, including the Part A deductible, the Part A inpatient hospital stay co-insurance, and the Part B deductible will increase in 2016, according to a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) news release. The table below shows which Medicare out-of-pocket costs will change from […]

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Does Medicare cover cataract surgery?

If your doctor says that cataract surgery is medically necessary, Medicare will most likely cover the operation. However, you may be responsible for paying 20% of the Medicare-approved cost of the procedure. Medicare and Your Eyes Cataract surgery is commonly performed in an outpatient setting, which is usually covered by Medicare Part B. If your procedure […]

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SilverSneakers Wellness Program

SilverSneakers is a wellness program designed for older adults that is included with some Medicare health plans. More than 12 million people are eligible for the SilverSneakers Wellness Program, and members can access more than 13,000 fitness centers and gyms across the United States. Wellness program benefits Benefits of the SilverSneakers Wellness Program include: Total body conditioning […]

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Does Medicare Supplement Insurance Cover Prescriptions?

Medicare Supplement insurance policies do not provide prescription drug coverage. If you have Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap), you should be able to get prescription drug coverage through a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. Getting Prescription Coverage If you are enrolled in Original Medicare and Medigap, you can get prescription drug coverage in two ways. […]

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Are 2014 Medicare costs tax deductible?

Some Medicare costs are tax deductible; however, they must exceed a certain percentage of your adjusted gross income (AGI) and meet Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidelines. Tax-deductible Medicare costs may include premiums, deductibles, co-insurance, co-payments, and other qualifying out-of-pocket medical costs. In most cases, both Medicare and Medicare Supplement insurance premiums qualify as medical expenses […]

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Do I need Medicare to buy a Medigap policy?

You need to have Original Medicare coverage (Part A and Part B) to buy a Medicare Supplement insurance (Medigap) policy. If you are not enrolled in Medicare or Medigap and want this coverage, you should follow this 2-step process: Enroll in Original Medicare Apply for Medicare Supplement insurance How to enroll in Medicare health insurance […]

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Medicare and Medicare Supplement insurance coverage for Alzheimer’s disease

Medicare and Medicare Supplement insurance (also called Medigap) do provide medical coverage and help with health care costs for treating Alzheimer’s disease. However, you may still face large out-of-pocket costs for certain treatments or use of long-term care facilities. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2017. It is […]

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What are Medicare lifetime reserve days?

Medicare Part A only covers some of the costs of inpatient hospital stays for up to 90 days per benefit period. However, you may be able to use Medicare lifetime reserve days to extend your Part A coverage if you need inpatient hospital care past the 90-day limit. You have a total of 60 lifetime reserve days that […]

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Are you eligible for Medigap if you’re under 65?

Medicare Supplement Insurance is available nationwide to Original Medicare beneficiaries 65 years old and older. Although Medicare Supplement insurance (Medigap) is primarily for senior citizens, it also covers under-65 Medicare beneficiaries who are disabled or have end-stage renal disease (ESRD). For Medicare beneficiaries who are at least 65 years old, access to a Medigap policy […]

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Does the Health Insurance Marketplace offer Medigap plans?

The Health Insurance Marketplace does not offer Medicare Supplement insurance plans. The Marketplace also does not sell any other Medicare coverage plans, such as Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage plans) or Medicare Part D (prescription drug plans). The health insurance exchange, HealthCare.gov, was created as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred […]

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