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Medicare Excess Charges

Medicare Excess Charges

Medicare Excess Charges are additional fees charged on top of the Medicare-approved amount for certain services, up to 15%.

There are ways to protect yourself from these charges. Enrolling in a Medigap Plan G gives you the most security from excess charges.

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Medicare Agents Near Me

Medicare Agents Near Me

Finding a Medicare agent near you is easy. You can search online to find local agents in your area.

Services provided by licensed insurance agents are free to the beneficiary.

Medicare agents near you can explain the different plans and policies, and help you choose the best plan for your needs and budget.

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Medicare vs Medicaid

Medicare vs Medicaid

Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance for people over the age of 65, as well as certain individuals with disabilities. Medicaid, on the other hand, is a joint federal-state program that provides health insurance for individuals and families with low incomes.

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Does Medicare Cover Dental Implants?

Does Medicare Cover Dental Implants?

Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) does not cover the cost of dental implants. However, there are other plans such as Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) and Medicare Part D that may offer coverage for dental implants and prescription medications. Please keep reading to learn more…

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Does Medicare Cover Mammograms?

Does Medicare Cover Mammograms?

Mammograms are an important part of preventative health care for women, as they help to detect breast cancer early.
So, it’s important to know if Medicare covers mammograms and how to go about getting one.

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Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care?

Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care?

Seeing a chiropractor has many health benefits. Unfortunately, in most cases, these sessions aren’t covered by Original Medicare.

In most cases, you will pay 100% if you are on Original Medicare.

Alternatively, you can consider a Medicare Advantage plan.

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Last Day of Medicare Open Enrollment

Last Day of Medicare Open Enrollment

The last day to submit an enrollment application during the Medicare Open Enrollment Period is December 7th.

If you made plan changes during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period, your new coverage will start on January 1st.

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2023 Medicare Advantage Plan Options

2023 Medicare Advantage Plan Options

There are over 3,000 Medicare Advantage plan options in 2023. Most Medicare beneficiaries will have, on average, 43 plans to choose from.

You aren’t alone! Call our licensed agents for help today!

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Medicare Advantage and Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Medicare Advantage and Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Medicare Advantage and Hospital Indemnity Insurance plans go together like peanut butter and jelly. Ham and cheese. Ketchup and Mustard. You get the point.

(Medicare Part C) Medicare Advantage Plans offer great coverage and extra benefits Medicare doesn’t cover.

However, Medicare Advantage Plans don’t cover 100% for hospital admissions. Getting a hospital indemnity plan can help fill those gaps!

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2023 Humana Medicare Plans

2023 Humana Medicare Plans

Learn all about 2023 Humana Medicare Plans. We’ve included everything you need to know, so you can find the right Medicare plan today.

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2023 Medicare Annual Election Starts Today

2023 Medicare Annual Election Starts Today

The 2023 Medicare Annual Election Period starts today, October 15th and ends December 7th.

During this time, all eligible Medicare beneficiaries can review and make changes to their coverage.

Even if you are satisfied with your plan, be sure you take the time to review plan changes and compare the coverage to the market.

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Time To Change Medicare Advantage Plans

Time To Change Medicare Advantage Plans

The most common time to change Medicare Advantage Plans is during the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period. This enrollment period takes place one time every year and allows for all Medicare beneficiaries to make changes to their current plan or enroll in a new Medicare Advantage plan.

New Medicare Advantage Plans and benefits are announced to the public on October 1st. You can submit your application for coverage beginning October 15th and no later than December 7th.

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Lower Medicare Supplement Premiums in 2023

Lower Medicare Supplement Premiums in 2023

While most costs continue to increase, we are expecting lower Medicare Supplement premiums in 2023.  Don’t get stuck paying more than you need to. Be sure to review your Medigap premium in 2023 and speak with a licensed agent at Senior HealthCare Solutions. Our team can compare over 25+ top-rated Medicare carriers in minutes.

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Medicare Prior Authorization

Medicare Prior Authorization

Medicare Prior Authorization is a cost-saving measure that requires your doctor or other health care provider to get approval from Medicare before you receive certain types of care. In some cases, prior authorization can even help you avoid costly mistakes, such as receiving duplicate tests or procedures.

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Medicare at Age 62

Medicare at Age 62

The standard age for Medicare eligibility is 65, not 62. Some people can enroll earlier if disabled or have certain medical conditions.

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TRICARE and Medicare

TRICARE and Medicare

Tricare for Life is supplemental insurance policy that helps cover some of the costs that Original Medicare doesn’t cover.

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Medicare Tax Rate 2022

Medicare Tax Rate 2022

Medicare tax is a type of payroll tax and is automatically deducted from your paycheck. Medicare tax helps fund and pay for Medicare Part A.

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Medicare Easy Pay

Medicare Easy Pay

There are 4 simple ways to pay your Medicare premiums. One way is Medicare Easy Pay, which is a free service that allows benefiaires to make automatic payments online.

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Medicare Bariatric Surgery For Weight Loss

Medicare Bariatric Surgery For Weight Loss

Obesity is a growing problem in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than one-third of Americans are obese. Obesity increases your risk for many health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Losing weight can help reduce your risk for these diseases.

The good news for Medicare beneficiaries is that there are several Medicare bariatric surgery options for weight loss. In fact, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare covers four types of bariatric surgeries: Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch and Lap-Band Surgery.

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Medicare Part D Donut Hole

Medicare Part D Donut Hole

Medicare Donut Hole is a term used to describe the coverage gap in Medicare’s prescription drug benefit. In general, Medicare Part D plans have a deductible, an initial coverage phase, coverage gap (Donut Hole) and a catastrophic coverage phase.

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Flex Card for Seniors

Flex Card for Seniors

The Medicare Flex Card is a credit/debit card that can be used to pay for Medicare-covered expenses. It can be used at any health care provider that accepts Medicare, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, and pharmacies.

The card can also be used to pay for health care services not covered by Medicare, such as dental, vision and hearing care. The Medicare Flex Card is not an insurance policy, and it does not replace Medicare coverage.

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Medicare HMO vs PPO

Medicare HMO vs PPO

Medicare offers a variety of Medicare Advantage plans, but two most popular types of health insurance plans: HMOs and PPOs.

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Medicare Supplement Plan N

Medicare Supplement Plan N

Medicare Supplement Plan N (Medigap Plan N) is a supplemental insurance policy that helps cover some of the costs not covered by Medicare Parts A and B including copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles.

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Medicare Supplement Plan G

Medicare Supplement Plan G

Medicare Supplemental Plan G (Medigap Plan G) is a supplemental insurance plan that helps cover most of the costs that Medicare does not.

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Medicare Supplement Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F (Medigap Plan F) is a type of Medicare Supplement plan that helps cover the costs of Medicare covered services.

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Applying for Medicare

Applying for Medicare

Applying for Medicare: Knowing when to apply and how to apply for Medicare is confusing. We teach all in this article.

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