Each month, Medicare World takes a look back on the latest news and trends that are important to Medicare beneficiaries. Here’s our report for the month of July 2018.
So what’s been going on with Medicare this month?
Medicare vs Medicare Advantage
With Medicare open enrollment approaching, it’s important to know how Medicare plans work so that you can choose the best plan for you. This month, we explored the key differences between Medicare and Medicare Advantage, highlighting the pros and cons of each so that you can make an informed decision.
Spotlight on Social Security
In July we shed a spotlight on Social Security with three important features:
- Will Social Security go bankrupt? And if so, when?
- Warning: Here are five ways you might accidentally reduce your Social Security benefits.
- You may have heard in the news that Social Security’s in trouble. Here are three key things current and future retirees should know.
New Medicare cards
Have you received your new Medicare card yet? If not, expect to be getting it soon. Our new article goes over 10 key things to know about what to do when you get your new card, ways to prevent fraud, and more.
Where should you retire?
A few months back we highlighted the best, and this month we touched on the worst states to retire in, based on nursing home costs, cost of living, and quality of living. Among worst are West Virginia and New York, and among the best are Washington and South Carolina.
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