One of the most common reasons that people don’t have Final Expense Life Insurance is because they assume that it’s going to be too expensive to fit in their budget. In just about every case, that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are several options for quality and affordable protection.
Medicare doesn’t have to be complicated.
Sure, there are many aspects to the federal healthcare program. The good news is that retirees don’t have to master every single one of them. You do need to understand the basics of Medicare, however. Here are five facts about Medicare every retiree should know.
Did you know that glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world? Any many Americans are unfamiliar with the disease, the effects, and how to take preventative measures (Optic Nerve Tests) against the eye disease. What is one of the high-risk groups? People age 60 and older. Today we’re sharing what you should know about Glaucoma and how Medicare helps cover Glaucoma tests.
When you get Medicare or purchase a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan, you need to familiarize yourself with some key terms. After all, you want to know exactly what your coverage includes and which costs you have to pay out-of-pocket. Specifically, you need to understand the difference between co-payments and co-insurance for Medicare and Medigap policies
Most Americans never need to file a Medicare claim. Usually, Medicare providers send claims directly to Medicare so their members don’t need to do a thing. However, in some rare cases, people in Original Medicare may need to file their own claims. Follow these steps to make sure you file yours correctly.
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans sold after January 2006 don’t feature coverage for prescription medications. People with these policies can minimize their out-of-pocket drug expenses by joining a Medicare Part D plan with a Medicare Supplement plan. Follow these steps to combine the plans and maximize your coverage
Root canals get no respect. People seem to dread this treatment more than any other dental service. And no matter how often dentists tell us that root canals relieve pain, by clearing up a dental infection, somehow the information just isn’t getting through.
Thankfully, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is stubborn. They’ve been patiently celebrating National Root Canal Awareness week for 11 years now. This year the special week is May 7-13. Let the celebrations begin!
Medicare Supplement plans (sometimes called Medigap plans) and Medicare Advantage plans (sometimes called Medicare Part C plans) both help members minimize out-of-pocket costs from hospital stays and other medical expenses. While they are both private plans, there are some key differences Americans should consider when deciding which plan best suits their needs.
For most Medicare recipients, the enrollment process doesn’t end with Part A and Part B coverage. If you want to fill in the gaps, you may enroll into Medicare Supplement Insurance. Learn how to pick the right Medigap policy and navigate the Medicare Supplement Insurance application process successfully.