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Celebrities Who Turned 65 This Month

Celebrities… they’re just like us! Here are six celebrities who aged into Medicare this month.
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5 Medicare Myths: The Truths You Should Know

Medicare is the nation's largest health-insurance program, but many Americans still don't understand how it works. There are many misconceptions that have become popular...
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CMS Final Rule to Slash Medicare Part B Drug Payments for...

In August, we reported on the proposed cuts to the 340B drug discount program, which helps hospitals in low-income areas. The Centers for Medicare...
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Medicare Part A and B Premiums Announced for 2018

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare Part A and B premium amounts for 2018. The standard Part...
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5 Free Services Medicare Offers to Take Advantage of Today

Medicare offers many preventive services to help you live a healthier life. Here are five of them that you should take advantage of: Annual...

Applying for Medicare Online: What Do I Need to Do?

Before applying for Medicare online, make sure that you meet the requirements; you must be 65 years of age or older or qualify for...
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The Pros and Cons of Medicare Supplement Insurance

Medigap plans can be helpful in supplementing Original Medicare by helping to pay copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. Here are some pros and cons before...
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New Bill Would Cut Down on Opioid Abuse in Medicare Part...

Opioid addiction takes the lives of almost 100 Americans each day. The states with the highest number of opioids prescribed per 100 people are...

3 Must-Know Things About Medicare Part B

What is Medicare Part B? Medicare Part B, also known as medical insurance, helps cover medically necessary services and supplies needed for the diagnosis...

How Do You Prefer to Hear from Your Health Plan?

With the growing use of digital technology, texts, emails and online “patient portals” have become commonplace. But is it easier to talk on the...