Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living & Home Health Care?

August 2, 2021

When you become eligible for Medicare at age 65, you have the option to enroll in government administered health care. What does Medicare Cover?  Medicare covers a lot of your healthcare expenses, but it doesn’t cover everything. Some of the most common questions about Medicare include: 

  • Does Medicare cover assisted living?
  • Does Medicare cover home health care?

These are services that many older adults need or will eventually need. Here’s what Medicare covers and doesn’t cover when it comes to assisted living and home health care. 

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Will Medicare Cover Dental?

June 15, 2021

Dental care is a big priority for those turning 65. At the age of 65 you are eligible for Medicare, but what about dental insurance? There are different Medicare plans that vary in terms of coverage. Some plans are provided by the federal government and others are provided by private insurance companies.

When it comes to what Medicare covers, a common question arises: does Medicare cover dental? Here’s how dental coverage works under Medicare and what supplemental coverage options are available to ensure your dental care needs are covered. The good news is that if Medicare doesn’t cover your procedure, there are Medicare Advantage plans and supplemental plans that can cover what Medicare doesn’t.  Read more

Medicare Excess Charges

June 5, 2020

Are there really Medicare excess charges? Understanding what they are and what you can do about them.

Medicare is a program run by the federal government. It provides health insurance for over 44 million Americans, many of whom might not otherwise have access to insurance and healthcare. The largest group of Medicare enrollees are people age 65 or older, followed by people with disabilities who receive Social Security Insurance, and individuals suffering from End-Stage Renal Disease who require dialysis or a kidney transplant.

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Humana to Waive Medical Costs Related to Coronavirus Treatment

March 30, 2020

Costs waived whether care is virtual, in a doctor’s office or hospital
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana (NYSE: HUM), a national health care company, has announced it is waiving consumer costs for treatment related to COVID-19-covered services. The company previously announced that it would cover out-of-pocket costs related to coronavirus testing. Now, costs related to subsequent treatment for COVID-19—including inpatient hospital admissions— will be waived for enrollees of Medicare Advantage plans, fully insured commercial members, Medicare Supplement and Medicaid.

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The Ultimate Guide to Turning 65

March 29, 2020

Happy Birthday! Turning 65 is a monumental birthday for many reasons. You can start taking advantage of the senior discount at restaurants and senior admission to museums and other venues. There are also perks like Medicare and tax breaks. If you recently turned 65 or will soon, this is the ultimate guide to get the most out of your age. 

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Over 60? 10 Ways to Prevent Coronavirus, Prepare, and Get Treatment

March 20, 2020

The Coronavirus, more specifically named COVID-19, is an epidemic that has escalated to the status of a pandemic. As it moves through the world and has even reached the US, government mandated social distancing has become a reality, closing schools, businesses, and organizations all over the country. 

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What Is the Difference Between Medicare vs Medicaid

March 4, 2020

Unless you know a lot about government-run programs, it is easy to conflate Medicare and Medicaid. However, the terms aren’t interchangeable and refer to completely separate things. Here is an overview of the differences between Medicare and Medicare. 

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