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CMS 2021 Proposed Changes to Medicare Advantage & Part D Programs

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a few major changes to the Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Medicare Part D programs that could influence the way beneficiaries choose and purchase their Medicare coverage and prescription drugs. The goal of these initiatives is to make Medicare Advantage and Part D coverage […]

Does Medicare Cover Dementia Care?

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a form of dementia, it can alter your wants and needs greatly. Not only will you need to account for treatment of dementia, you may need to plan for care or the potential for the condition to advance. Not only can this be […]

How Does Medicare Cover Diabetes?

Over 100 million Americans live with diabetes or are prediabetic in the United States. If you have diabetes, you know that it’s a condition that needs to be monitored and managed consistently. If you aren’t diabetic, or are prediabetic, you may be aware that diabetes is preventable. Either way, prevention, screenings, and management can be […]

CMS Announces Lower Average Premiums for Medicare Advantage and Part D in 2020

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their expectation that premiums will drop for both Medicare Advantage in 2020. These lowered premiums are anticipated despite growing options and benefits, ensuring seniors have more options at often affordable prices. This news follows on the heels of CMS’ announcement of anticipated average Medicare […]

Does Medicare Cover Cancer Treatment?

Cancer is a terrifying diagnosis that can, and often does, affect the entire family. And, this fear is entirely reasonable. In 2019 alone, it’s estimated over 1.7 million new cases will be diagnosed and over 600,000 people will die from a form of cancer. Unfortunately, there are more concerns with a cancer diagnosis than just […]