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Medicare articles by Tamera
New to Medicare: How to plan for Medicare
If you or a loved one are new to Medicare or approaching Medicare eligibility, you may have questions about how the program works, what's covered, the costs involved, and your benefit options. Here's a look at how to plan for Medicare and your health-care... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living?
If you or a loved one needs help managing the activities of daily life, you may be considering assisted living facilities as an option. Here's what you need to know about Medicare coverage for assisted living. What is assisted living? According to... Read more
Medicare Coverage of Stage 4 Lung Cancer
When your doctor talks about your cancer's stage, he or she is generally referring to details such as the size of the cancer and how far it has spread, according to the American Cancer Society. To a large degree, your treatment options and prognosis... Read more
The Emotional Side of Caregiving
It's easy to be overwhelmed with emotions when you are caregiving for a seriously ill or injured family member. In fact, the Office on Women's Health at the Department of Health and Human Services warns that women caregivers are at increased risk for health... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Humidifiers?
If you have problems with a dry throat or chronic congestion in your nose, your doctor may recommend you use a humidifier at home to help alleviate some of your symptoms that may be caused by dry air. Even though your doctor might recommend a home... Read more
How Do I Change My Address with Medicare?
If you're enrolled in Medicare, you need to let Medicare know if your address changes. In addition to receiving your red, white, and blue Medicare ID card in the mail, you'll also receive other important information, such as your quarterly Medicare Summary... Read more
What Are Orthotics?
If you're a Medicare beneficiary who needs support to help you stand or walk comfortably, Medicare might cover orthotic devices to help support you, such as braces or shoes, in some situations. For example, Medicare Part B may cover orthopedic shoes... Read more
What is the Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease?
Cardiovascular disease, also called heart disease, describes a number of conditions that affect your heart, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These conditions may include atherosclerosis (a build-up of plaque in the arteries), arrhythmia... Read more
Is this Dementia and What Does it Mean?
Dementia is a word that gets mentioned a lot when people discuss aging and behavioral or memory changes. According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's disease attacks the brain and is the most common form of dementia, which is a general term for a... Read more
What Is Oxygen Therapy?
Your doctor may prescribe oxygen therapy if you have a condition that affects your body's ability to get enough oxygen from the air to function properly. Here's what you should know about oxygen therapy for yourself or a loved one. When is oxygen... Read more
What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (also known as RA) is an inflammatory disease that can cause pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. In most cases, RA is chronic and can last for a long time, even an entire lifetime. However, advances in treatment have made it... Read more
Osteoarthritis Treatment Options
According to the Arthritis Foundation, osteoarthritis affects about 27 million Americans and is the most common joint condition. Also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis most often affects the knees, hips, neck, back,... Read more
Depression Overview: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Causes, and Prevention
If you’re concerned that you or a loved one may be struggling with depression, it can be helpful to understand the signs of depression. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines depression as a serious mood disorder that severely affects the way... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Bone Density Tests?
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, over 54 million Americans are affected by low bone mass and osteoporosis, placing them at high risk for fractures. If your doctor thinks you are at risk for this condition and recommends a bone density test,... Read more
Dental Care for Patients with Dementia
Maintaining good dental hygiene for people with dementia can be difficult, but it's important to make it a part of your daily care routine. According to the Alzheimer's Association, prevention will be the goal of dental care in the early stages of dementia... Read more
How to Appoint a Personal Representative for Your UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plan
There may be times when you or a loved one needs help managing Medicare benefits under a UnitedHealthcare Medicare health plan or Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan. Occasionally, you may want to request or appeal a coverage decision, or even file a... Read more
What Medicare Supplement Plans Does Anthem Offer?
If you are nearing Medicare eligibility or are currently enrolled in Original Medicare, you may have questions and concerns about the out-of-pocket expenses that Medicare Part A and Part B do not cover. These expenses, including copayments and deductibles,... Read more
How Can I Find Healthcare Providers Who Accept WellCare Medicare Plans?
Many WellCare Medicare Advantage plans and stand-alone WellCare Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plans require you to use network providers for your routine care and prescription medications (except in emergency situations), to offer you lower... Read more
What Medicare Advantage Plans Does Coventry Offer?
Medicare Advantage plans are an attractive alternative way to get Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits for beneficiaries who want the convenience of getting their Medicare benefits through a single plan. Medicare Advantage plans are required by law... Read more
What Medicare Advantage Plans does Humana Offer?
Humana markets Medicare Advantage plans in many states across the country. Also, Humana offers a wide range of choices to satisfy the medical needs, preferences, and budgets of many different Medicare beneficiaries. Whether you're new to Medicare, or thinking... Read more
How Can I Find Out If My Prescription Drugs Are Covered by my Aetna Plan?
If you're enrolled in an Aetna Medicare Prescription Drug Plan or an Aetna Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan, this article will help you learn about the plan's formulary (list of prescription drugs the plan covers). Find out if your prescription... Read more
Do Medicare Advantage Plans from Aetna Cover Routine Dental Services?
There is no coverage for routine dental services under Original Medicare (Part A and Part B); however, if you choose to receive your Part A and Part B benefits through the Medicare Part C program -- through an Aetna Medicare Advantage plan, for example --... Read more
How to Complete Medicare Enrollment Forms
As you approach the age of 65, you’ll want to make sure you enroll in the Medicare insurance plan that may suit your needs. To do so, you need to know how to sign up for Medicare and which Medicare application forms to complete. Do I need Medicare... Read more
Medicare Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Part A and/or Part B
A Special Enrollment Period (SEP) allows you to sign up for Original Medicare Part A and/or Part B outside of regular enrollment periods. If you’re not eligible for an SEP, you’ll have to wait until the next General Enrollment Period to sign up for Part A... Read more
How to Make Payments for Medicare Plans
How you make payments for your Medicare premiums depends on the type of Medicare plan(s) you have. In many cases, you can set up automatic payments out of your bank account, if you don't want to have to remember to write a check every month. If you’re... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Lap Band Surgery?
In some cases, Medicare Part B might cover certain bariatric surgeries, such as laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, more commonly known as lap band surgery. Lap band surgery involves placing an adjustable silicone band around the upper area of your... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Effexor?
Effexor or its generic form Venlafaxine is an antidepressant. This medication is part of a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, according to the FDA. You’ll generally be covered for medications that you get in an inpatient... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Coreg?
If you have heart failure or have suffered a heart attack, your doctor may prescribe Coreg, or its generic equivalent carvedilol, according to the National Institutes of Health's Medline Plus website. Coreg may also be prescribed to treat high blood pressure.... Read more
Reporting the Death of a Medicare Beneficiary
To report the death of a Medicare beneficiary, a family member or person responsible for the care of the beneficiary may call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. You must have the beneficiary’s Social Security number available when you make this call. TTY... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Weight Loss Surgery?
Specific types of weight-loss surgery may be covered by Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, if your doctor determines the treatment is medically necessary and previous medical treatments have been unsuccessful. In general, weight-loss surgeries are only... Read more
Do I Need to Renew My Medicare Plan?
If you have Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, you don't need to reapply every year. However, each year during the Annual Election Period (October 15 through December 7) you might want to consider whether you would benefit from enrolling in or changing a... Read more
Does Medicare Cover Cordarone?
Cordarone is the brand name for the prescription drug amiodarone, which is used to treat certain types of potentially life-threatening irregular heart rates (ventricular arrhythmias), according to the National Institutes of Health's Medline Plus website. ... Read more
Medicare in Kansas
As a Medicare beneficiary in Kansas, as in other states, you have choices about how to receive your Medicare benefits. You can get them through the federal arm of the program, called Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), and optionally add supplemental... Read more
Medicare in Kentucky
Medicare beneficiaries in Kentucky may choose from several Medicare coverage options, ranging from the federally run Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, to private insurance companies contracted with Medicare that offer Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare... Read more
Medicare in Pennsylvania
Are you browsing Medicare options in Pennsylvania? As a Medicare beneficiary, you may have many ways you can get your coverage. You can stay with Original Medicare, or consider Medicare plan options like Medigap, Medicare Advantage, or Medicare Prescription... Read more
Medicare in Texas
Searching for a Medicare plan in Texas? Before joining any Medicare plan, it is recommended that you explore all of your options to make the most informed decision possible surrounding plan costs and details. About Medicare in Texas Beneficiaries in Texas... Read more
Medicare Eligibility If You Are Under 65
As you might know, the Medicare eligibility age is 65, and to be eligible you have to be an American citizen or legal permanent resident of at least five continuous years. However, did you know you might be qualified for Medicare before age 65? This article... Read more
What Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Policies Cover
A Medigap policy is supplemental medical insurance that covers some of the costs of Original Medicare, Part A and Part B. There are currently 10 standardized Medigap plans and one high-deductible plan available in most states. Each plan is named with a... Read more
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