ACA saves Medicare beneficiaries billions in drug costs
By Christian Worstell Medicare beneficiaries saved billions of dollars on prescription drugs due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to 2014 data from the Department of Health and Hu. . .
International Medicare and Medigap coverage
Clothing — check. Passport — check. Medical coverage? If you are enrolled in Medicare and planning a vacation abroad, you should review what international medical services are covered under Medic. . .
What is long-term care insurance?
Long-term care insurance* is an optional form of insurance that provides extended coverage for health care services and support systems you may need after reaching a point when you can no longer care . . .
Pre-standardized Medigap plans
Pre-standardized Medigap plans are plans sold before July 1992. 1 Before 1980, Medigap plans (also called Medicare Supplement Insurance) were regulated solely by individual states, according to a rep. . .
Does Medicare cover sleep apnea equipment?
Medicare covers CPAP machine therapy if you are diagnosed with sleep apnea. According to Medicare. gov, you may be eligible for sleep apnea treatment options if you are enrolled in Medicare Part B a. . .
Does Medicare cover dialysis and kidney transplants?
Medicare and Medicare Supplement insurance provide expansive coverage for dialysis and kidney transplants, two common treatments for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). ESRD is a condition where your kid. . .
What if I cannot afford Medicare?
Medicare was developed to expand medical care and health insurance affordability for citizens who are disabled or 65 and older. Original Medicare (Medicare Parts A and B) provides many benefits, but y. . .
What are Medicare Part B excess charges?
A Medicare Part B excess charge is the cost difference between the Medicare-approved insurance payment amount for a medical service and the amount your health care provider typically charges for that . . .
10 facts about Medicare
Medicare can be overwhelming, so it is important to start with the basics. Listed below are 10 facts you should know about Medicare. Fact 1: Medicare is for seniors and the disabled Medicare is a . . .
What is Medicare SELECT?
Medicare SELECT is a form of Medicare Supplement insurance that requires you to use specific medical facilities and doctors that are within the plan's network. Medicare SELECT v. s. Medigap Unlike . . .