Understanding How To Pay For Medicare

As you approach age 65, you may be worrying about how you will handle unexpected medical costs. Luckily, Medicare can help. Understanding your options, and what is available to you can help you manage your health expenses as you age.  There are only two ways to get Medicare coverage for things like doctor visits, outpatient […]

Medicare and Diabetes – What You Need to Know

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions among seniors, impacting 25.2 percent of adults over age 65. Millions more are under diagnosed or living with pre-diabetes. Original Medicare covers free diabetes screenings for those who are at risk, and pays for many services and supplies for those who currently have the disease. If […]

Top Ten Medicare Mistakes

There’s no question, navigating the world of Medicare can be complicated, time consuming and frustrating. With many different options, varied plans, enrollment rules and more, it’s easy to make mistakes. Errors can be costly, which is why it’s so important to understand common pitfalls. Here are the top ten Medicare mistakes, and how to avoid […]

Original Medicare—Coverage and Costs

If you’re new to Medicare, or about to turn 65 soon, you may have questions about your benefits and how much you can expect to pay. There are many parts to Medicare and it makes sense to familiarize yourself with coverage and costs so you’re prepared to make an informed decision when the time is […]