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Top 5 Changes to Medicare 2019

Are you informed on Medicare 2019? October 15th marks the beginning of the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), which means it's time for seniors to review their drug and health care plans. You have until December 7th to enroll, so as you consider your options, here are the biggest new changes that are in play. 1. MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS (PART C):...
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How To Avoid Identity Theft in 2018

4 Tips to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft in 2018 In 2017, 1 in 15 people had their identity stolen, equalling 16.7 million victims. Once identity thieves have your personal information, they can access your bank account, make unauthorized charges to your credit cards, open new utility accounts, or get medical treatment on your health insurance. An identity thief can...
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Why and How Seniors Can get more Sleep

Why and How Seniors Can get more Sleep Top 7 Ways Seniors can Get More Sleep and Why they Should (#5 will surprise you!) Have you ever heard the myth that seniors need less sleep than other age groups? That now that you're older, having shorter, restless sleeps is to be expected and normal? Both the Center for Disease Control...
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How Medicare Covers Durable Medical Equipment

How Medicare Covers Durable Medical Equipment Does Medicare Cover Medical Equipment at Home?Once you are covered by Medicare Part B (medical coverage), it’s important to understand all your options when it comes to medical supplies and equipment at home. Part B doesn’t cover common medical supplies such as like toilet seats, bandages and gauze, but it does cover other supplies...
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Medicare-Approved Annual Visits

Medicare-Approved Annual Visits So what is a Medicare Approved Annual Visit?Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) offers many services, but will it cover an annual physical? The short answer is no. The long answer is that Medicare Part B doesn’t cover an annual physical, but it does cover other annual visits to evaluate your health and discuss any concerns.So what does...
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How Medicare fits in if you’re still working

How Medicare fits in if you're still working Turning 65 and still working? What that means for your Medicare coverage. Remember when 65 meant retirement? Well, the big birthday is here and you are still employed. But what does that mean for your healthcare coverage and Medicare? Before we get into next steps, let’s review two important points:     If you...