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Your Guide to the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner! Every year, the AEP is your opportunity to enroll in or switch to a Medicare plan that fits your ever evolving health care needs. This special enrollment window only runs October 15 to December 7, so it’s important to be prepared to accomplish anything you’d […]

Does Medicare Cover Hepatitis Screenings & Treatments?

Hepatitis is a fairly common viral condition that you may have heard of, but not know too much about. According to the United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), between 3.1 million and 6.9 million people may be living with hepatitis B or C in the United States. Of those cases, more than […]

What is Grief Counseling?

When we lose someone or something we love, it’s rarely easy. At some point, though, it’s important to deal with the loss so that we can continue living our lives. For many, this will take time, patience, and support, but there are times when getting over the loss of a loved one takes more support […]

Does Medicare Cover Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is a popular type of weight loss surgery that many turn to when they feel that diet and exercise isn’t enough to help them shed the pounds that they want or need to lose. As with any surgery, though, it can be expensive, especially if you don’t have insurance coverage. With weight being […]

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? […]

How Does Medicare Cover Multiple Sclerosis Treatment?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that requires a lot of effort to keep up with. Since we currently don’t have a cure, the only real option is to treat the disease’s symptoms over its course. This can be pretty expensive, with doctor’s visits, therapy, and medications, to name only a few of the regular […]

What You Should Know When Enrolling in Medicare

Doing anything for the first time can be daunting, especially if you’re unsure about what exactly you should be doing. If you’re one of the millions of Americans enrolling in Medicare each year, you may be bombarded by information about what you could or should be doing and it can all get a little crazy. […]

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 […]

How to Prepare for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner, making now the best time for those with Medicare to prepare. Whether you’re planning on sticking with your same plan or not, it’s always a good idea to explore your options each year. It can help you to save money and ensure you have the […]