Medicare 2017 Costs at a Glance

Original Medicare 2017 costs for Medicare Part A and B have just been released. See below for what your premiums, copays, deductibles, and coinsurance Medicare costs will be.

Welcome to Medicare: 3 Perks When you Turn 65

As you probably know by now, most people when they turn 65 get Medicare Part A for free, but that is not where the perks end. There are a few "Welcome to Medicare" perks that you should know 1) If you enroll when you are first 65 you are guaranteed...

Why Review Your Medicare Open Enrollment Options?

You will want to review your Medicare open enrollment options, even if you like your current plan. Here's why.

5 Things to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare's Open Enrollment happens every year. Here are 5 things you need to know about this Annual Election Period

Medicare Open Enrollment: 3 Things to Do

Medicare Open Enrollment runs from October 15th to December 7th, every year. During this time you can switch to or join a Medicare Advantage plan, prescription drug plan, or Original Medicare. Here are three things to do during open enrollment.

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends Dec 7

Medicare's open enrollment period ends this Saturday, December 7, 2013. Make sure if you need to switch something in your Medicare plan you do it this week.

Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

Original Medicare does not cover most general eye care, but does it cover cataract surgery? It's complicated.

Original Medicare: How Does it Cover Vaccinations?

Original Medicare offers $0 preventive care for seniors. This includes certain health screenings and vaccinations, however you may be surprised to learn that Medicare may only cover...

Ways to Cover Your Medicare Part B Costs

Original Medicare is broken down into Part A and Part B. Let's delve into the details of Part B.

Does Medicare Cover Colorectal Cancer Screenings?

Colorectal cancer screenings include several types of tests, including colonoscopies. Each screening has its own type of cost, and some are covered at 100% by Medicare, while others have out of pocket costs.

Does Medicare Cover Colonoscopy Screenings?

Colonoscopies test for colon cancer and other problems in the colon. This test can be expensive, and we get a lot of clients asking if this test is covered by Medicare. The answer is yes, and no. Let us explain.

Does Medicare Cover Preventive Screenings and Tests?

Medicare does cover preventive services and screenings. We have compiled a list of screenings for Medicare enrollees. You will want to remember that some screenings and preventive services have specific guidelines to...