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Medicare Part A and Part B Basics

Medicare A & B Basic Costs Medicare has many moving parts: Part A Part B Part D Medicare Advantage (Part C) Medicare Supplements Original Medicare consist of two types of coverages, Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B, which cover different services, discussed in more detail below. Given that these two separate parts are part …

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They Want You To Be On A Medicare Advantage Plan

Why do they want you on a Medicare Advantage Plan? They want you to be on a Medicare Advantage Plan because it is more profitable for both the Insurance Companies and for the Government. I know…that sounds crazy right? No, and here is why. So when you join a Medicare Advantage Plan and basically leave …

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Medicare Recipient Cost Changes for 2018

Medicare Recipient Cost Changes for 2018 It is that time of year again for the annual change in co-payments for Medicare recipients. So what does that mean exactly for you? That means modest price increases for those Medicare recipients who choose to stick with Original Medicare Part A and Part B. Although the increases are …

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5 Facts You Need to Know for 2018 Annual Enrollment Period

Annual Enrollment Period Dates So always remember that the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) last from October 15th through December 7th every year. It is the period when you can enroll, change your plan, or drop your plan. Listed below are 5 Facts you need to know to make your AEP successful. AEP Is Primarily for …

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Old and Sick in America: the Journey through the Health Care System. Dr. Muriel Gillick

Old and Sick in America: the Journey through the Health Care System I begin where most patients begin their health care journey, with a visit to the doctor. For the majority of older individuals, this means seeing a primary care physician, usually an internist or a family practitioner, in an office setting, so Part I …

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Scope of Appointment AEP

What is Medicare Scope of Appointment?   The Medicare Scope of Appointment is a form which Medicare beneficiaries must complete to designate, prior to their appointment with an agent, exactly which items they wish to discuss. In other words, this form is how you tell your agent which things he or she can present to …

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