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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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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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Beware Medicare's Penalties for Late Enrollment

For this reason, Medicare imposes fairly significant late-enrollment penalties for those who postpone signing up.  To encourage everyone to sign up when they first become eligible, the program increases premiums based on how long a beneficiary waits to enroll.  

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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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When Can You Delay Taking Medicare?

While you are eligible to apply for Medicare when you are 65, there are circumstances where you might not want to, particularly if you are working full time for a larger employer or contributing to a health savings account.

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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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