Medicare and Flu Shots

How do you know if your Medicare covers a flu shot? Good news! If you have Medicare Part B, you’re covered for one flu...

Today in Medicare

Time to wade into alphabet soup of Medicare BY MATTHEW M. WALLACE: Starting Sept. 15 and through Sept. 21, you will be seeing a...
Medigap

Medigap Plans Supplement Original Medicare

If you are getting ready to enroll in Medicare, you may have heard about Medigap plans and are wondering what they are. So what...

Today in Medicare

Medicare open enrollment is October 15-December 7 BY STEFANIE DONAHUE: Seniors and other qualified Medicare recipients can make changes to their coverage during open enrollment,...

Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Covered by Medicare?

Medicare does cover treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). While your cost-sharing can be expensive, Medicare covers inpatient and outpatient services. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune...

Today in Medicare

How Medicare let one billion dollars slip through the cracks BY LILA ABASSI: Medicare and Medicaid cannot negotiate the cost of drugs – meaning they...

Medicare Coverage of Weight Loss Surgery May Be Shed

Medicare does indeed cover gastric bypass procedures and other forms of weight loss surgery for those at risk of chronic conditions and other illnesses...

Today in Medicare

Medicare program has many complex facets BY SUSAN MENDE: For most seniors, the “Golden Years” don’t equate to relaxing on the beach with a good...
Medicare Part D can modify medicines approved

Today in Medicare

Covering the bases: Medicare part D plans can modify list of medicines covered BY AMY RUBINO: Medicare Part D drug plans have formularies. Formularies simply...
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