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 September.
One of the major themes in Medicare news this month has been open enrollment. Open enrollment is approaching! During the annual window from October 15 to December 7, you can make changes to your coverage if you need to. We’ll keep you informed with everything you need to know on Medicare open enrollment.
With Hurricane Florence causing damage and destroying homes in North Carolina, we updated you on what you need to know after a natural disaster. When it comes to your health, these are the key things you need to know when in emergency situations.
Medicare for All
Another trend in Medicare news is Medicare for All. Bernie Sanders’ proposal to extend Medicare to everyone inspires strong opinions on both sides. Former President Barack Obama made news when he give his approval of Medicare for All in a speech, calling it a “good idea.” Though it’s still a controversial topic, Medicare for All is closer to becoming a mainstream idea.
Medicare in 2019
2019 is just around the corner, and we updated you on changes to Medicare for 2019. Be on the lookout for more updates on costs as 2019 approaches.
Practical tips for Medicare beneficiaries
At Medicare World, we always keep you in the know on practical ways to make your life easier. This month,
- We clarify some of the top Medicare terminology that you’ll hear often,
- We let you know what to do about those pesky spam phone calls, and
- We educate you on how you can get dental care with Medicare.