by on July 12, 2023
Medicare.gov makes it easy to find and compare Medicare providers, equipment, and costs in your area. Click on a link below and personalize your results by filtering for what matters most to you — like inspection results, location, quality ratings, and more. Find & Compare Medicare Providers Near You ...
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by on April 14, 2023
This is part two of our series on Medicare benefits. Did you know you can save money on Medicare costs this year? The Inflation Reduction Act which President Biden signed into law in August 2022, will help you save money on Medicare prescription drug costs and recommended adult vaccines starting in 2023. Let’s explore a few of the ways that this new law will lower your Medicare prescription drug costs. ...
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by on April 7, 2023
We invited the Administrator to share helpful information on Medicare coverage. This is part 1 in the two-part series. Your health is important and needs to be protected. If you are 65 or older, or have certain disabilities, or End-Stage Renal Disease, you can get health care coverage through the Medicare program. You’ll get access to health care services you need to achieve and maintain good health. It’s important to review your Medicare coverage options and find an affordable option that...
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by on November 17, 2022
Changes are coming next year for Medicare Part B coverage. What is not changing: If you are eligible at age 65, your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP): ...
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by on October 4, 2022
                                    <h1>Nursing Home Surprise: Advantage Plans May Shorten Stays to Less Time Than Medicare Covers</h1> <div>    <span class="byline">Susan Jaffe</span>         <time class="posted-on" datetime="2022-10-04T05:00:00-04:00">             October 4, 2022        </time>         </div> ...
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by on September 26, 2022
Medicare is complicated. This is the major criticism against it. Many Medicare mistakes occur on a regular basis. Avoiding these mistakes ensures that you’ll have far fewer challenges in getting the care you require.   If you haven’t enrolled in Medicare yet, you’ll be well ahead of the game by keeping these mistakes in mind. Prevention is the best medicine. ...
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by on August 29, 2022
Ah, retirement. Fun in the sun, golf and lemonade by the pool are the dream of every working person. While you’re welcome to retire anywhere you want, where you choose to retire can have a significant effect on your finances and retirement lifestyle.   The right state for your retirement will depend on your level and sources of income. Different states have different tax laws that can really make a difference in the amount of money you'll have left over in your pocket at the end of each mo...
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by on July 15, 2022
Trying to find a nearby hospital with doctors that accept Medicare? Or, perhaps you're planning to have surgery or are thinking about your future needs. Visit Medicare.gov to find a hospital in your area that best meets your needs. Search for Hospitals Make the most out of your hospital search: ...
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by on July 14, 2022
                                    <h1>Look Up Your Hospital: Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?</h1> <div>    <span class="byline">Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News</span>         <time class="posted-on" datetime="2022-02-03T18:00:40-05:00">             February 3, 2022        </time>         </div> ...
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by on May 3, 2022
                                    <h1>Medicare Surprise: Drug Plan Prices Touted During Open Enrollment Can Rise Within a Month</h1> <div>    <span class="byline">Susan Jaffe</span>         <time class="posted-on" datetime="2022-05-03T05:00:00-04:00">             May 3, 2022        </time>         </div> ...
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by on March 3, 2022
                                    <h1>Seeking to Shift Costs to Medicare, More Employers Move Retirees to Advantage Plans</h1> <div>    <span class="byline">Susan Jaffe</span>         <time class="posted-on" datetime="2022-03-03T05:00:00-05:00">             March 3, 2022        </time>         </div> ...
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by on February 10, 2022
Whether you're planning ahead or need to make an unexpected decision, there's a lot to think about when choosing the right nursing home for you or your loved one. Medicare.gov makes it easy to find and compare nursing homes in your area. Personalize your results by filtering the options that matter most to you — including inspection results, location, number of beds, and more. Compare Nursing Homes ...
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