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Medicare Part A

afford Medicare premiums

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

July 31, 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

Failing to pay your Medicare premiums puts you at risk of losing coverage, but that won't happen without warning.

What happens when you don’t pay your Medicare premiums?

June 5, 2019 – Failing to pay your Medicare premiums puts you at risk of losing coverage, but that won't happen without… Read more

What does Original Medicare cost the beneficiary?

May 16, 2019 – Q: What does Original Medicare cost the beneficiary? A: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) is free for most seniors. If you or your… Read more

Who does not have to pay a premium for medicare part a

Who does NOT have to pay a premium for Medicare Part A?

May 3, 2019 – Q: Who does NOT have to pay a premium for Medicare Part A? A: Most Medicare-eligible people do not have to pay premiums for Medicare Part… Read more

how Medigap works

What are Medigap plans and how do they work?

May 3, 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

Medicare free preventive services

What free preventive services does Medicare offer?

May 3, 2019 – The Affordable Care Act legislation included several ounces of prevention for Medicare beneficiaries: free wellness exams plus a range of… Read more

switch plans Medicare Original Advantage

Can I switch between Medicare Advantage and Original Medicare?

May 2, 2019 – Q: Can I switch between Medicare Advantage and Original Medicare? A: During the annual open enrollment period (October 15 to December 7)… Read more

Medicare eligibility begins at age 65, and signing up on time can help you avoid premium surcharges. But if you’re working at 65, you get a bit more leeway.

Do I need to sign up for Medicare at 65 if I’m still working?

April 24, 2019 – Medicare eligibility begins at age 65, and signing up on time can help you avoid premium surcharges. But if you’re working at 65, you get… Read more

best time to enroll in Medicare

When is the best time to enroll in Medicare?

April 20, 2019 – Q: When is the best time to enroll in Medicare? A: The best time to enroll is during the open enrollment window around your 65th birthday… Read more

Medicare cover hospice care

Does Medicare cover hospice care?

April 19, 2019 – Q: Does Medicare cover hospice care? A: Hospice programs­­ – there are more than 4,000 of them in the U.S. – provide care and support… Read more