What is a Medicare Benefit Period?

If you’ve ever insured a home or vehicle, you’re probably familiar with an insurance deductible. Typically,you pay your deductible once at the beginning of your plan year. With health insurance for example, you pay for your health care costs until you reach the deductible, and then your health insurance provider pays for any additional care […]

When Will My Medicare Coverage Start?

Most people are enrolled automatically in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) as they approach the age of 65 with coverage start dates based on birthday month.For those who need to enroll manually, effective coverage dates could be earlier or later, depending on the situation.  Knowing exactly when your coverage starts can help you […]