Medicare is the government medical insurance plan for older Americans and people with certain disabilities. As of 2020, more than 62-million Americans rely on Medicare for their primary health insurance needs. By the year 2032, this number will swell to nearly 80-million people. In this MedicareWire … [Read more...] about When Does Medicare Start? 7 Important Facts You Need to Know.
Depending on the coverage selections you've made, your Medicare benefits may have low out-of-pocket costs, high out-of-pocket costs, or even unlimited out-of-pocket expenses. In this MedicareWire article, we'll dissect your liability and how to get more coverage if you need it.
Most doctors in the USA participate in the Medicare program in one form or another. It's a very small percentage that doesn't. However, not all doctors participate in the same way, and this often leads to Medicare Part B Excess Charges. In this MedicareWire article, we'll explain what these charges … [Read more...] about Medicare Part B Excess Charges: How To Avoid Them
If you are getting your Medicare benefits for the first time, the jargon may sound foreign, but you don't need Medicare for Dummies to figure it out. Once you learn the ABCs and D of Medicare, you'll be well on your way.
In this MedicareWire blog post, we'll break down the four main parts of … [Read more...] about Understanding Medicare in 4 Easy Steps
If you're under the age of 65 and you qualify for Medicare benefits due to a disability or End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), you may or may not be able to purchase Medicare supplement insurance plans. It all depends on where you live. However, you absolutely will once you do turn age 65.
As October approaches, like clockwork the Medicare commercials begin on TV. As if Medicare isn't confusing enough already, none of us need the bombardment of hype from insurance marketing organizations, like AARP. Nevertheless, it's here and will be with us until early December.
According to Medicare.gov, whether or not you retire at age 65, you are still eligible for Medicare! In this MedicareWire article, we'll go over what you need to know if you're still working after your 65th birthday.
Working After Age 65
If you, or your spouse, are still employed after … [Read more...] about Are You Eligible for Medicare Yet Still Working? How Does This Affect Your Medicare Coverage?