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At-Home Vaccination Efforts Receive Payment Boost for Medicare Beneficiaries

As the United States continues to strive toward herd immunity in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made a change to help Medicare beneficiaries who are struggling to get the vaccine get access to it. This latest announcement increases payments to health care providers who administer […]

All About Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccination

With the approval of multiple vaccinations to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, there have been a lot of questions about their rollout and when things can start to return to normal. The Biden Administration vowed to distribute 100 million vaccination doses to Americans in its first 100 days in office, before doubling […]

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? […]

2022 COLA Predicted to be Largest in Over a Decade

Each year, the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) updates the amount that Social Security beneficiaries receive each month. This is mainly done to keep the benefits in-line with inflation and the standard costs of living in the United States so that seniors and others enrolled in Social Security are still protected by the safety net […]

Does Medicare Cover Allergy Treatment?

If you think you have an allergy, it’s important to determine that for a fact so you can avoid triggering a reaction and putting yourself at risk. This is especially true if you didn’t know you had an allergy and accidentally triggered a reaction. It becomes time to find out what exactly you’re allergic to. […]

Filing a Medicare Grievance

Having access to health care is incredibly important, both to help make you better when you’re sick or hurt and to try to prevent health issues down the road. Medicare is a popular health care option for people who are eligible to enroll, but even then, things aren’t always perfect. You may love your plan, […]

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 […]

Does Medicare Cover Podiatry Services?

Our feet are an important part of the body. They allow us to easily get around, so it’s equally important to take care of them. If you’re enrolled in Medicare, you may receive some foot care coverage. The differences between routine foot care (podiatry) and medically necessary foot care can define what coverage may be […]

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 […]

I’ve Gotten the COVID Vaccine. Now What?

It’s been over a year since the COVID-19 crisis was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Since then, the United States has had 29.2 million cases* and 527 thousand deaths*. Many people have stayed home for weeks at a time in the name of slowing the spread and saving lives — a noble […]