Many seniors are shocked to learn that Original Medicare is private fee-for-service health insurance for people on Medicare. It has two parts. Part A is hospital coverage. Part B is medical coverage.... (Medicare Part A is hospital inpatient coverage for people with Original Medicare, whereas Part B is medical coverage for doctor visits, tests, etc.... and Medicare Part B is medical coverage for people with Original Medicare. It covers doctor visits, specialists, lab tests and diagnostics, and durable medical equipment. Part A is for hospital inpatient care....) only pays about 80% of Medicare-covered costs and that there's no out of pocket maximum on the costs that beneficiaries pay (the remaining 20%). Learning this is when most people become interested in supplemental Medicare … [Read more...]
Posts Related to Medicare Part B
On this page, you will find blog posts related to Medicare Part B medical insurance coverage in Original Medicare.
It has long been assumed that Medicare Advantage (MA), also known as Medicare Part C, are health plans from private insurance companies that are available to people eligible for Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B).... are the way to go if you need a low monthly premium. The risk trade-off, of course, is higher out of pocket costs until you reach the annual spending limit. However, the A premium is an amount that an insurance policyholder must pay for coverage. Premiums are typically paid on a monthly basis. In the federal Medicare program, there are four different types of premiums. ... are so low on most of the basic plans that many seniors wonder, … [Read more...]
Everyone benefits from good nutrition; it helps you to stay healthy and live longer. However, for people with certain diseases and conditions a close watch on nutritional intake is vital, and under certain circumstances Medicare will cover Medical Nutrition Therapy costs.
What Qualifies You for … [Read more...]
Anyone that has spent more than a week or two sick or injured in bed knows just how uncomfortable being bedridden can be. Fortunately, there are solutions for patients that need bed sore relief, including air-fluidized beds.
Air fluidized beds are therapy beds that provide an ideal healing … [Read more...]
For most people Medicare enrollment is automatic. For some, enrollment terms vary depending on how and when you become eligible.
Most people are automatically enrolled in Medicare when they reach age 65. This is when your Social Security benefits start. If you live in the continental United … [Read more...]
Not everyone pays the same amount for their Medicare. If you have Medicare benefits, the amount you pay for your health insurance depends on how much you earn, the type of Medicare insurance you choose, and how much health care you require.
Medicare has several parts, and each part has different … [Read more...]
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...]
Choose the Coverage You Need First, not the Insurance Company.
There are dozens of companies that sell Medicare Supplements are additional insurance policies that Medicare beneficiaries can purchase to cover the gaps in their Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B) health insurance coverage...., so how do you know which company to choose? Rest assured MedicareWire has been reviewing plans and carriers since 2012. Here's a review of our top … [Read more...]