Retirement health insurance options
After you retire, you have a wide variety of health insurance options available. Your best option will depend on your needs, your budget, and your eligibility. The following are some common retiree h. . .
Medicare Coverage for ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease)
People with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) can receive dialysis and other health care services at Medicare-approved facilities. Depending on where you live, you may be able to apply for a Medicare Su. . .
Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) vs. Medicare Advantage
Medicare Supplement Insurance (also called Medigap) are private plans sold by insurance companies to work alongside your Original Medicare coverage to help cover out-of-pocket costs. Medicare Advanta. . .
Does Medicare Cover Dialysis For Acute Renal Failure?
Medicare covers dialysis for beneficiaries with end stage renal disease (ESRD), the final stage of acute renal failure. Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) can help pay for your dialysis Medica. . .
Does Medicare Cover Dialysis?
In most cases, Medicare Part A does cover dialysis in a Medicare-approved hospital. Medicare Part B covers outpatient dialysis treatment, supplies and doctor visits. A Medicare Supplement (Medigap). . .
Does Medicare Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?
Typically, Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) does cover pre-existing conditions. Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy providers may deny you coverage or charge higher premiums based on. . .
Does Medicare Cover CT Scans?
Medicare Part B covers CT scans when your health care provider deems them necessary to diagnose and treat a medical condition. The types of CT scans that are covered include portable CT, CT angiograp. . .
Does Medicare Cover Cataract Implants?
Original Medicare does not generally cover such routine vision services as glasses and eye exams, but Medicare does cover certain medically necessary procedures, including cataract implant surgery. T. . .
Does Medicare Cover Dermatologist Checkups?
Medicare Part B may cover dermatology services in some cases, provided the visit is medically necessary for the treatment of a condition. These are services needed to diagnose or treat your conditi. . .
Does Medicare Cover Dental?
Generally, Original Medicare does not cover dental services including cleanings, fillings, bridges, dentures, routine exams and teeth extractions. However, if you have a dental emergency that re. . .