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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

Can You Get Medicare If You Have Disability Entitlement?

You can still get some types of Medicare coverage if you are entitled to disability benefits and under 65. The process of enrolling in Original Medicare Part A and Part B is virtually the same as for individuals who do not have disability entitlement.... Read more

Know Your Medicare Rights if You’re Denied Coverage

What if you have Medicare and you need an item or service, but you find it isn't covered? You have certain appeal rights if coverage is denied, including coverage of a prescription drug you need. If Original Medicare, or your Medicare Advantage plan or... Read more

Should I go to an Urgent Care Clinic or the Emergency Room?

Should I go to an Urgent Care Clinic or the Emergency Room? Emergency room or urgent care? Choosing the best place to go when you have a sudden illness or injury "after hours" -- when your doctor’s practice is closed -- can be challenging.  Do you go to... Read more

Finding a Nursing Home that Accepts Medicare

Medicare.gov provides several tools and suggestions to help you find a nursing home that accepts Medicare in your area. If you are looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one, here are some ways to get started finding the right one for your... Read more

What is a Conservatorship in California?

In California, if a family member is no longer able to make decisions about his or her personal or financial affairs, a judge may be able to appoint someone to care for this person. If the person is an adult, the process is called "conservatorship;" in the... Read more

What to Do If You’re New to Medicare

I get a lot of calls from people who are close to turning 65 (or are already 65), asking what they need to do to get set up with Medicare. With so many options available to Medicare beneficiaries, it can be overwhelming but once you understand your basic... Read more

Medicare Doctors When You Live in Multiple States

Medicare doctors in multiple states and Medicare Part A and Part B When you’re enrolled in Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, you can generally see any Medicare doctors in the country that takes Medicare assignment (a payment agreement with Medicare).... Read more

Medicare and You Handbook

If you’re enrolled in Medicare, you should be mailed a handbook called “Medicare & You” each fall. You should generally receive it in late September. This free handbook includes: A summary of Medicare benefits, rights and protections Lists... Read more

How to Find Local Services for Seniors  

If you're enrolled in Medicare, many of your health-care costs are usually covered as part of your hospital and medical benefits. But sometimes, you may need help recovering from an illness or injury, or even coping with the issues of day-to-day life when you... Read more




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