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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 […]