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  1. What Does Medicare Cover for Vitamins

    As you age, vitamins and supplements can become more important. Healthcare providers may even recommend them for you. While Medicare does not usually cover vitamins and supplements, there are some exceptions.

  2. This Week in Medicare News: The

    Don't miss out on the latest Medicare and Social Security headlines. From Trump's town hall to the coronavirus vaccine, here's what you might have missed this week. 

  3. Medicare 101: Your Medicare Options Made

    This guide will help you construct a rock-solid plan for understanding what’s important when it comes to your Medicare. Healthcare costs are a big part of your finances. It’s something we all have to acknowledge now— even when it comes with a big price tag. Medicare offers a helping hand with these costs. Making the right choice for you will take some thoughtful and extensive planning, so let’s get started!

  4. You Need To Be Aware of

    According to Gallup’s latest 2019 annual healthcare poll, 79 percent of people report their personal healthcare coverage to be “excellent” or “good,” which is a statistic that has fluctuated over the years. For those 21 percent of people who voted their healthcare coverage quality to be “poor,” their understanding of Medicare could have played a large part in their experience. Here is some Medicare information that might help better your Medicare experience. 

  5. Everything You Need to Know About

    Mark your calendars! October 15th through December 7th is open enrollment time for Medicare Advantage plans and Part D prescription coverage. Have you planned yet? Do you know what changes your healthcare providers have made recently? Open enrollment is about taking the time to assess your healthcare needs. Your Medicare Advantage Plan is unique to you. 

  6. How to Appeal Higher Medicare Premiums

    The annual income for older Americans can fluctuate from life events such as retirement or death of a spouse. It is during these times of transition where the problem with Medicare premiums comes into play leaving about 4.3 million paying monthly surcharges.

  7. Coronavirus Recovery for Seniors: What Does

    As the coronavirus pandemic has continued to make its way around the world, we are finally beginning to understand more about this deadly virus. We have gained a better understanding for what recovery from this virus entails and what it looks like for different types of people. 

  8. Coronavirus FAQs for Seniors

    The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet), through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. Studies have proven that COVID-19 can be spread by people who are not showing symptoms, who are serving as a carrier only. 

  9. Medicare Beneficiaries Who Contract Coronavirus Might

    The Trump administration has made great efforts to make sure that Medicare beneficiaries and the elderly have been well taken care of during this Coronavirus pandemic through granting access to telehealth, approving more funding for senior food aid, and other advocacies. But is it enough? Seniors who have fallen ill to COVID-19 could be facing deductibles and copays that come with a hospital stay and accompanying treatment. 

  10. Alzheimer’s: Scientists Find New Way to

    As scientists are learning more about Alzheimer’s disease everyday, there is still yet a cure for the devastating disease. One of those new findings from a study at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan is that neurons die earlier than experts previously thought in Alzheimer’s disease, and stopping the process could prevent the disease from ever developing.

  11. Biden vs. Bernie: Medicare for All

    The U.S. presidential race has been heavily affected by Coronavirus, demanding change to our country’s healthcare system starting with Medicare. We have two presidential candidates in the same Democratic party fighting for two totally different tactics to beat COVID-19.  

  12. COVID-19 Do’s and Don’ts: Trump’s Latest

    In response to the severity of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Trump announced Monday, March 16th, his new guidelines, which recommend (not mandate) for all Americans to practice "social-distancing" and stay home, sick or not. “Each and every one of us has a critical role to play,” Trump said, surrounded by members of his Coronavirus task force. The elderly and those with compromised immune systems are at a higher risk of catching and dying from COVID-19.

  13. Coronavirus Testing: Coverage, Costs, What You

    After some debate, Trump has announced that COVID-19 testing will be made free by Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance plans. This means no copays for insurance beneficiaries.

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  17. Learned enough? Time to find the best price on Medicare plans

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