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The Basics of Medicare Part C

This month we continue our four part series on the four main parts of Medicare. Each section will focus on one alphabet part to help clear up the coverage, eligibility, cost, and enrollment for that particular area.

So far we’ve covered Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B. This week, we’ll continue with taking a closer look at Medicare Part C.

What is Part C?

Medicare Part C, also known as a Medicare Advantage plan, is different from Part A and B mainly because it is offered by private health insurance companies, not

The Basics of Medicare Part B

This month, we continue our four part series on the four main parts of Medicare. Each section will focus on one alphabet part to help clear up the coverage, eligibility, cost, and enrollment for that particular Medicare letter.

Last week we focused on Medicare Part A, this week we’ll continue with taking a closer look at Medicare Part B.

What is Part B?

Medicare Part B covers two main areas:

Services and supplies that are medically necessary
Preventative services

Medically necessary services or supplies are those that are needed to diagnose or treat a medical

The Basics of Medicare Part A

For the most part, the majority of people nearing or over the age of 65 has heard about Medicare Part A. But fewer of these people, understand what Medicare Part A is and what it does.

During our four part Medicare series, we are going to focus on one letter at a time and define its coverage, eligibility, costs, and enrollment requirements. We are going to kick things off from the beginning and dive into Medicare Part A. Here we go!

What is Part A?

Medicare Part A helps pay for inpatient hospital

Original Medicare vs Medicare Advantage: Which Is The Best Plan For You

Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and the maze of alphabet options can be hard for anyone to understand. It is difficult to get a clear comparison of what benefits each has to offer with the costs associated. Let’s focus on choosing between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage based on six areas: premiums, prescription costs, extra benefits, overall plan costs, co-pays and access to doctors and hospitals.

1. Premiums

Your premium is how much you pay in order for the plan to cover you – this does not include how much you will pay

What Is The Medicare Donut Hole

What Is the Medicare Donut Hole?

You may or may not have heard the term “Medicare Donut Hole,” but it is something that is important in understanding how Prescription Drug coverage works.

We are going to give you an easy to understand definition and some examples so you are better prepared when you enter the Medicare donut hole.

Donut Hole Definition

The Medicare Donut refers to the donut hole, or coverage gap, in Medicare Part D prescription benefits. This is one of the most controversial parts of the plan and of concern to many people who have joined a

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