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How will my costs be affected by inpatient or observation status? photo

How will my costs be affected by inpatient or observation status?

June 24, 2020 – If you aren't actually admitted to a hospital – and are classified as "under observation" – your costs could change… Read more

Do I need to be on Social Security to get Medicare coverage? photo

Do I need to be on Social Security to get Medicare coverage?

May 31, 2020 – Many seniors sign up for Social Security prior to securing Medicare coverage – but doing so is by no means a… Read more

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Does Medicare cover hospice care?

October 4, 2019 – Q: Does Medicare cover hospice care? A: Hospice programs­­ provide care and support people who are terminally ill. Their focus is on… Read more