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How do I sign up for Medicare? – Frequently Asked Questions

As you enter or approach retirement age, it's natural to wonder when and how to sign up for Medicare. Signing up for Medicare is easier than you might imagine; read this guide to find out what you need to do to get covered. When can I first sign up for... Read more

Medicare and Gym Membership

The National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging (NIA) recommends that older adults try to get at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity endurance exercise most days of the week for optimal health. Many people find that gym memberships are a... Read more

Medicare in North Carolina

In addition to Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, beneficiaries in North Carolina may be able to choose from a range of Medicare plan offerings. Options may include Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, and Medicare Supplement... Read more

What Are the Rules for Agents Who Sell Medicare Health Plans?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers the Medicare program, has strict guidelines that private insurance companies must follow when marketing and selling Medicare plans. Familiarizing yourself with these rules may help you... Read more

The Medicare Part B Premium

Medicare Part B typically comes with a premium. If you’re new to Medicare or becoming eligible soon, you might be wondering how much your Part B premium will be. The amount can vary depending on your situation. Most people who are eligible for Medicare... Read more

How Can a Health Insurance Broker Help Me Find a Medicare Plan?

If you've just started researching and comparing Medicare plans offered by private companies, you may be trying to decide whether to use a health insurance broker or go directly to an insurance company. Learn more about the advantages of finding health... 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

Comparing Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Medicare Supplement Plans

Perhaps you've heard about Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Supplement plans, and you're wondering how they're different. Both types of plans are available from private insurance companies. With most Medicare Supplement plans, you can see any... Read more

Do Coventry Medicare Plans Cover Routine Dental?

Under Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), there is no coverage for routine or preventive dental care services, such as routine exams, cleanings, extractions, or dental appliances. In some situations, Medicare may cover certain dental services if they are... Read more

Medicare in Illinois

Looking for Medicare insurance in Illinois can be easy with Medicare.com. Let us be your resource for all things Medicare. First, take a look at this overview of Medicare options for people living in Illinois. About Medicare in Illinois Medicare... Read more




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