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Do I Need Part A and Part B if I’m Still Working?

Many people may qualify for Medicare while still working. The Pew Research Center reported in 2016 more Americans aged 65 and over are still working now compared to in 2000, and the trend is rising. Do I qualify for Medicare while still working? Most people... Read more


How does TRICARE work with Medicare?

What is TRICARE? TRICARE is a health program for active duty and retired members of the Uniformed Services and the National Guard, their families and survivors, as well as Medal of Honor recipients and their families. TRICARE offers health coverage with... Read more


Do UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plans Include Routine Dental Coverage?

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans offer you an alternative way to get your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) benefits. By law, all Medicare Advantage plans must cover, at a minimum, everything Original Medicare covers (except hospice benefits,... Read more


New Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage

Want to switch to a different Medicare Advantage plan? Starting in 2019, you'll have a new opportunity to do so. You'll have more time to enroll (or disenroll). We've captured the details of the Medicare Advantage open enrollment changes below. Changes to... Read more


Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans

Original Medicare, Part A and B, pays for many of your health-care services and supplies, but it doesn’t pay for everything. That’s why you may want to consider getting a Medicare Supplement plan, also called Medigap. Unlike Original Medicare, a Medicare... Read more


Does Medicare Cover Medical Transportation?  

Many aging adults and people with disabilities occasionally have trouble getting to and from the doctor or hospital for their medical care. They may no longer drive or are too ill to drive safely. If you're a Medicare beneficiary here's what you should know... Read more


What Does Medicare Cover?

If you're wondering "what does Medicare cover?" we hope this article sums it up for you. We'll talk about Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D and what each part covers. Here's a quick overview of Medicare and what it covers. Original Medicare is... Read more


Does Medicare Cover MRI Scans?

If you're wondering how much an MRI costs for you as a Medicare beneficiary, the answer is that it depends on your situation. However, Medicare may cover your MRI scan; read below to learn about these scans and what portion of the costs you can expect to... Read more


Does Medicare cover dermatology & how to find a dermatologist that accepts Medicare

Do you need to see a dermatologist, but you're not sure what Medicare covers? Or you might be looking for a dermatologist who takes Medicare (that is, who accepts Medicare assignment). Medicare and Dermatology Medicare Part B (medical insurance) generally... Read more


What Does Inpatient Versus Outpatient Mean for Medicare?

From your perspective as a patient, the terms "inpatient" versus "outpatient," or even "under observation," may not matter very much regarding your care. But if you're covered by Medicare, the terms matter a lot. Under Original Medicare (Part A and Part... Read more



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