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How does Medicare work with other insurance?

Can you have both private insurance and Medicare? With more and more Americans over age 65 still working, coordination of benefits between Medicare and private insurance companies is fairly common. Over 9 million Americans over 65 were working as of January... Read more

What’s the Difference between Medicare and Medicaid?

It might be easy to confuse Medicare and Medicaid. Both are government-administered health-care programs. Both program names begin with the same six letters. It’s worthwhile to know the difference so you can know which program (or both) you may be eligible... Read more

Medicare Premium Payment Process

Although Medicare is partially funded by the government, you may still be responsible for Medicare payments. If you have Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, you will pay a monthly Medicare premium for Medicare Part B (medical insurance). In... Read more

2018 Medicare Prices and Out-of-Pocket Costs

Your out-of-pocket Medicare costs may change from one year to the next. Stay up to date on Medicare premiums, deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance costs in 2018. Medicare Part A, hospital coverage Medicare Part A helps cover inpatient hospital care,... Read more

Medicare and the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, has had an impact on the Medicare program. Early-detection cancer screenings, such as mammograms and colonoscopies, are now covered under Medicare Part B with no out-of-pocket charges if your doctor... Read more

How does Medicare work with Obamacare?

Medicare and Obamacare: Is Medicare part of Obamacare? While the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) brought some changes to Medicare, it doesn’t replace Medicare. Medicare isn't part of the federal Health Insurance Marketplace (sometimes called an... Read more




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