Medicare and You 2019
Each year, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issues a guidebook for Medicare beneficiaries called Medicare and You. You can expect to receive a printed copy of the Medicare and You. . .
Your 2019 Medicare Costs
Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Part B) is a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and younger people with certain disabilities. Although Original Medicare covers a . . .
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. . .
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, while some are retiring ear. . .