Medicare is health insurance for U.S. citizens and legal residents ages 65 and older. Benefits are also available to people with certain disabilities, and those with kidney failure (End-Stage Renal Disease) or Lou Gehrig's Disease. The federal program was created in 1965 to help seniors pay for … [Read more...]
Veterans older than 65 years of age may be able to get health benefits from both Medicare and the Veterans’ Administration. In order for that to happen, several things must be in place. A veteran must have applied for and be entitled to Veterans benefits, and the veteran must be enrolled in Medicare … [Read more...]
A Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) helps pay for your prescription drugs. This is not an automatic Medicare benefit. Part D plans are private insurance. You must enroll in a Medicare Part D plan if you want the coverage. In 2020, monthly rates are as low as $18.
Medicare Part D does … [Read more...]