Heading into retirement brings a slew of new topics to grapple with, and one of the most maddening may be Medicare. Figuring out when to enroll in Medicare and which parts to enroll in can be daunting even for the savviest retirees. To help you wade into the waters of this complicated federal health insurance program for retirement-age Americans, here are 11 essential things you must know about Medicare.
A cancer diagnosis can be scary, but if you have Medicare, most cancer treatment is generally covered. If you have additional protection with a Medicare Supplement Plan, your out-of-pocket costs could be very low, depending on the Medicare Supplement plan you choose. Read on to learn how Medicare pays for cancer treatment.
Whether you retire at 65 or keep working, you’ll be eligible for Medicare. Which means, you’ll have new choices in health plans — maybe more options than ever. There’s a lot to think about. So, it’s smart to start planning by asking these important questions.
If you’re using Medicare and haven’t yet reviewed your prescription drug coverage for next year, now’s the time to do it.
The high cost of healthcare in the United States makes health insurance coverage a necessity for most people, particularly seniors who are more prone to health problems and are more likely to live on fixed incomes.
Now that you’re turning 65 how do you know if it’s the right time to sign up for Medicare? Find the answers here!
While the Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans can each be beneficial, there are key differences between the two. Being well acquainted with these differences can help you choose the type of plan that works best for you.
Original Medicare often doesn’t cover all of your medical expenses. Learn more about how a Medicare Supplement Plan (or Medigap Plan) will save you money.
With so much information available for retirees it’s difficult to know where to begin. This overview on Medicare Supplement Insurance will get you started.
If you’re approaching your 65th birthday and starting to research options for Medicare, navigating through all of your new health care choices can be overwhelming.