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What Does Medicare Cover for Cancer?

What Does Medicare Cover for Cancer?

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States as well as globally. Millions of people today are living with cancer, have had it in the past, or are watching a loved one struggle with this disease. Does Medicare cover cancer costs? Managing a...

Medicare and Dental and Vision Coverage

Medicare and Dental and Vision Coverage

Medicare pays for a wide range of services, including many preventive benefits, however, coverage of dental care is very limited. Does Medicare pay for dentures, fillings, and routine teeth cleaning? Original Medicare (Parts A and B) does not cover routine oral...

Does Medicare Cover the Pneumonia Vaccine?

Does Medicare Cover the Pneumonia Vaccine?

According to Medicare.gov, approximately 1 million Americans go to the hospital with pneumonia every year. In fact, pneumonia is a leading cause of hospitalization in adults. It also has the potential to be deadly, claiming the lives of 18,000 adults age 65 and older...

Make Sense of Medicare Costs

Make Sense of Medicare Costs

What is the cost of Medicare for 2023? How much does Medicare usually cost a month? Is Medicare free at 65? How much are Medicare Part A and B? For older adults on a budget, these are common questions. Medicare encompasses a wide range of medical services and can play...

How to Apply for Medicare

How to Apply for Medicare

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for older Americans and people with certain disabilities. At what age do you qualify for Medicare? In most cases, the minimum age for Medicare is 65. People who are younger than age 65 may also qualify in certain...

When to Apply for Medicare

When to Apply for Medicare

You are eligible for Medicare coverage when you turn 65 or have met certain other eligibility criteria.  Understanding when to enroll is an important part of avoiding coverage gaps and Medicare late enrollment penalties. Many people may wonder, is it mandatory to go...

3 Ways to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

3 Ways to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

Is it possible to change your Medicare plan at any time? or When can you enroll in or change Medicare plans? During Open Enrollment it's your annual opportunity to modify your healthcare options for the coming year. October 15 through December 7, you have the chance...

What Is Medicare and How Do I Get Started?

What Is Medicare and How Do I Get Started?

If you're turning 65, you're eligible to apply for Medicare. But oftentimes, understanding this plan and enrollment process can seem complicated.  What is Medicare? And at what age do you qualify for Medicare? Medicare is a federal health insurance program that covers...