Medicare Part B

  • Does Medicare Pay for Home Health Care and In-Home Care?

    Medicare covers short-term, medically necessary home health services like wound care, injections, physical therapy, and health monitoring.

  • Medicare Part B: Are You Utilizing All of Your Benefits?

    Understanding your health insurance benefits—and those of your loved one—is crucial for ensuring that you both make the most of your coverage and do everything possible to keep yourselves healthy.

  • The 4 Parts of Medicare

    A breakdown of the different parts of Medicare including what each part covers, its cost, and who qualifies - Medicare Part A, B, C, D.

  • Helping A Loved One Enroll in Medicare: Where to Start?

    Understand the enrollment options and the basics of the Medicare system to save you and your family a great deal of money on healthcare costs.

  • How to Sign Up a Loved One for Medicare

    Individuals enroll in Medicare during a period called “Initial Enrollment” that begins three months before the month they turn 65. During this time there are many decisions that need to be made.Take the time to explore the all coverage options under this program and how they work together.

  • Learn Medicare's Benefits and Gaps to Pick the Best Plan

    Just like other health coverage, Medicare has terrific benefits, but it also has some gaps that caregivers and elderly parents should keep in mind.

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  • How Do Medicare Advantage Plans Work?

    Medicare Advantage Plans are another way for seniors to receive Original Medicare and additional benefits like vision, dental and hearing coverage. Learn more to see if a Part C plan might be a good fit for you or your aging loved one.

  • Medicare Savings Programs Help Seniors Pay Their Premiums

    Beneficiaries with limited income and resources may qualify for help paying Medicare premiums and other out-of-pocket health care costs. Learn how MSPs could save a senior hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year.

  • Does Medicare Cover Palliative Care at Home?

    When a senior loved one is receiving palliative care at home, different parts of Medicare will cover different items and services.

  • Delaying Medicare Enrollment Could Cost You

    It can be tempting for seniors to avoid enrolling in Medicare programs that provide coverage they don’t currently want or need, but health care needs can change quickly. While it’s possible to add additional coverage later on, it can be costly.

  • Adaptive Footwear: Finding Shoes for a Senior's Hard-to-Fit Feet

    Podiatric issues like arthritis, structural foot deformities and complications from diabetes can make it hard for seniors to find shoes that fit properly. Family caregivers offer tips for finding and affording orthopedic shoes and custom orthotics.

  • Patient Lifts for Home Use Help Caregivers Transfer Seniors Safely

    Family caregivers often struggle to reposition and transfer elders with very limited mobility, thereby endangering their own health and that of their loved ones. Patient lift assist devices help prevent falls and injuries and may be covered by Medicare.

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  • The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Ends March 31

    Each year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offers an open enrollment period for Medicare Advantage Plans from January 1 through March 31. During this period, seniors can switch Advantage Plans or return to Original Medicare.

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