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Medicare Power of Attorney for a Friend or Family Member

If you think it's time to set up power of attorney for yourself or a loved one, here's some background information that you may find useful. If you’re a caregiver for a Medicare beneficiary, you may not realize that you can’t make health-care decisions... 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

COBRA Insurance and Medicare

What is COBRA insurance? COBRA refers to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, a federal law that may let you keep your employer group health plan coverage for a limited time after your employment ends or after you would otherwise lose... Read more

What Is a Home Safety Assessment for the Elderly?

Particularly if you're an older adult who lives alone, a home safety assessment is an important way to identify potential hazards in your home. How a home safety assessment prevents injuries A home safety assessment is an evaluation of your home to identify... Read more

What If My Medicare Doctor “Opts Out”?

Finding a doctor you like and trust can be a long process, so I understand that it can be frustrating when your doctor no longer accepts Medicare. If your doctor has “opted out” of Medicare, this means that he or she no longer accepts Medicare assignment... Read more

I’m a U.S. Citizen Living Abroad and Need Medicare

If you live abroad and are eligible for Medicare coverage within the United States, you may wonder if your Medicare policy still covers your needs. It's important to know that Medicare generally does not cover medical expenses incurred while outside the... Read more

What are SocialSecurity.gov and ssa.gov?

Ssa.gov is the Social Security Administration's official website. You can also type SocialSecurity.gov into your browser and it goes to the same site. What is the Social Security Administration? The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a government... Read more

Medicare and Divorce

Most people become eligible for premium-free Part A Medicare coverage through their own work history or their spouse’s work history. Generally you are eligible for premium-free Part A coverage if you or your spouse worked and paid Medicare taxes for at... Read more

How much does surgery cost?

If you have a condition that requires surgery, you may be worried about the surgery cost. Factors that can affect surgery cost for you are: The type of surgery whether you are an inpatient or outpatient how anesthesia is used the specific health... Read more

How to Get Your Prescription Drugs in a Nursing Home

The transition to a nursing home or other long-term care facility brings lots of questions and changes in how you get the prescription drugs you need. Fortunately, Medicare makes provisions for your prescription drug coverage when you are in a nursing... Read more




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