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medicare out-of-pocket expenses

What kind of out-of-pocket expenses do Medicare supplements cover?

February 12, 2020 – Q: What kind of out-of-pocket expenses do Medicare supplements cover? A: Medicare supplement policies (Medigap) are standardized, with ten… Read more

Unless Congress takes action to prevent it, the Part B deductible is also expected to increase from $147 (for the past three years) to $223 in 2016 – a 52 percent increase.

Did the Medicare Part B deductible increase for 2020?

November 10, 2019 – Q: Did the Medicare Part B deductible increase again for 2020? A: Yes. The Part B deductible is $198 in 2020, which is a $13 increase… Read more

how Medigap works

What are Medigap plans and how do they work?

October 4, 2019 – Q: What are Medigap plans and how do they work? A: Medigap plans are Medicare supplement insurance plans, and are sold by private insurance… Read more

afford Medicare premiums

Is there help for me if I can’t afford Medicare’s premiums?

September 30, 2019 – Q: Is there help for me if I can’t afford Medicare’s premiums? A: Yes. Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) pay Medicare Part A and Medicare… Read more

qualify Medicare Extra Help

How do I qualify for Medicare’s Extra Help?

May 4, 2019 – Q: How do I qualify for Medicare's Extra Help Program? A: For lower income beneficiaries, there may be help through Medicare’s Extra Help… Read more

average Medicare out of pocket

How much does the average Medicare recipient pay out of pocket for medical expenses?

May 2, 2019 – Q: How much does the average Medicare recipient pay out of pocket for medical expenses? A: According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study… Read more