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What are Medicare Deductibles?

If you’ve ever reviewed or had a health insurance plan, whether that’s a private plan or Medicare, you’ve likely seen or dealt with a deductible. They’re very common in insurance plans. So common, in fact, that you may have never even stopped to think about what they are exactly. How do they influence your coverage? […]

Does Medicare Cover MRIs & Other Scans?

If you’re presenting a group of symptoms, not knowing the overall cause can be concerning to say the least. Whether it’s pain, a cough, or dizziness, it could point to something more serious. For these reasons, your doctor may order a diagnostic scan to look inside to see what could be wrong. But without insurance […]

What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

Medicare prides itself on being one of the best, affordable health care options for seniors. What’s even better is that depending on the type of Medicare plan you choose, there’s a way you may be able to save even more. What we’re referencing is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback, and it’s making certain Medicare […]

Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the 2021 costs of Medicare Parts A and B, also known as Original Medicare. Each year, this announcement is made around the time of the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) so that Medicare beneficiaries or prospective enrollees can gather a sense of what options fits their […]

Does Medicare Cover Pneumonia Shots & Treatments?

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that often goes hand in hand with other illnesses, commonly the flu. Common symptoms include fatigue, coughing, shortness of breath, and nausea, among other signs. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria, and fungi, and it can be life-threatening when severe enough, particularly for seniors and children. Each […]

How Your Income and IRMAA Affect Your Medicare Premiums

If you’re enrolled in Original Medicare, you likely have Medicare Part B, which covers services like doctors’ visits, ambulance services, and physical therapy. It can also cover things like durable medical equipment, as well as your preventative and screening services. Unlike Medicare Part A, you’ll also likely be paying a monthly premium, though this may […]

Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2020

Every year, the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) gives Medicare-eligible citizens a chance to rethink their coverage. If your options include Original Medicare, a Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) plan, or a Medicare Part D plan, it helps to know the facts and figures you’ll be expecting. While the costs and coverage for Medicare Advantage and […]