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"Obamacare" Should Be of No Concern to Medicare Beneficiaries, Although Scammers May Tell You Otherwise

Starting October 1, 2013, people who lack health insurance can start signing up for coverage.

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Medicare Part B Premium to Remain the Same for 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has announced the 2013 Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurances ...

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ElderLaw 101

Entering and Leaving Medicare Advantage Plans

You generally must be enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B before you can enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.

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ElderLaw 101

Help Paying for Medicare

Medicare is not free; there are premiums and deductibles.If you don't qualify for Medicaid and can't afford a Medigap policy, you may be able to get help paying for the costs of Medicare.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Means It's Time to Shop Around

Are you happy with your Medicare coverage?It is time to review whether your plan or plans are working for you. 

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What the Sequester's Cuts Will Mean for Seniors

As a consequence of congressional gridlock, $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board spending cuts are starting to take effect. 

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Medicare's Open Enrollment Season Already Underway

This year's holiday shopping season has begun early for Medicare beneficiaries: the program's Open Enrollment Period ... 

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Understanding Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans

Private fee-for-service (PFFS) plans are a way to give private insurance companies access to the vast Medicare market and are part of an effort ...

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