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What is the Difference in Medicare and Medicaid?

Medicare and Medicaid Medicare and Medicaid are two separate programs that are both run by the government. A person may qualify to receive benefits from one or both programs. The major difference between Medicare and Medicaid is that Medicare covers health care mainly for people age 65 and older. Medicaid is for people with low income. Medicare provides health [...]

By |2024-07-05T15:48:26-05:00July 5th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Common Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Questions

  Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Questions  Am I eligible to purchase a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) policy? If you are enrolled in both Medicare Part A and Part B, you can purchase a Medicare supplement insurance policy. If you have had your Medicare Part B six months or less, you are in a period called open enrollment. During [...]

By |2024-06-19T20:17:09-05:00June 18th, 2024|Uncategorized|

New to Medicare: Consider Your Coverage Options

New to Medicare Several months prior to your 65th birthday, something happens.  You start receiving mail and phone calls like never before.  Every phone call and letter you receive in the mail is about Medicare. You will also receive a book in the mail entitled Medicare and You Handbook.  This book has information and terms [...]

By |2024-06-20T12:57:31-05:00June 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Each month groups and organizations highlight various health and medical conditions to increase awareness and provide educational information. The mission and overall goals are to improve the health of everyone in the United States.  The month of June is dedicated to raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and brain health. As part [...]

By |2024-06-01T08:49:12-05:00June 1st, 2024|General, inpatient, Medicare, Research, Services|

Working at age 65? 

    Working at age 65?  Do you keep employer coverage or enroll in Medicare? The month you turn 65 you are eligible to receive your Medicare benefits. In most cases, you don’t have to sign up for Medicare if you have health insurance through your or your spouse’s employer. If you or your spouse [...]

By |2024-05-24T08:21:19-05:00May 24th, 2024|General, Medicare, Part A, Part B|

Your Cost for Medicare

Medicare Premiums Medicare Part A Covers inpatient hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, inpatient rehabilitation, and some home health care services. Thankfully, most Medicare beneficiaries do not have a Part A premium since they have 40 or more quarters of employment. Forty Quarters is the equivalent to ten years. For a stay in a skilled nursing facility, [...]

By |2024-05-31T07:40:01-05:00May 14th, 2024|General, Medicare, Part A, Part B|

National Walking Day

NATIONAL WALKING DAY National Walking Day is the first Wednesday in April and is sponsored by the American Heart Association.  The first National Walking Day was in 2007. This day promotes awareness to healthy living and the benefits of taking a walk. Activities such as walking can help you lower stress and improve your mood.  [...]

By |2024-04-22T17:29:02-05:00April 22nd, 2024|Uncategorized|

How Do I Pay My Medicare Part B Premium?

Paying Your Medicare Part B Premium You are probably like most people and receive Medicare Part A at no cost.  Medicare Part A is premium free if you or your spouse worked 10 years or more and paid Medicare taxes while working.  However, Medicare Part B is not free. If you are receiving retirement benefits [...]

By |2024-04-20T11:26:38-05:00April 20th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Alzheimer’s and Medicare Coverage

  Alzheimer’s and Medicare Coverage According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is estimated that over six million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Approximately 1 in 9 people age 65 and older have Alzheimer's. Women make up close to two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's. Older Black Americans are almost twice as likely to have Alzheimer's [...]

By |2024-03-25T08:02:35-05:00March 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|
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