Does Medicare Cover Ambulance Services?

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Does Medicare Cover Ambulance Services? Yes, Medicare covers ambulance services in approved emergency situations. As with all Medicare covered costs, you will pay 20% of the cost of service, unless you have additional coverage. Let’s break down in more detail – what is covered and how it gets paid for. Does Medicare Pay for Ambulance … Read more

How Long Does Medicare Pay for Rehab?

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How Long Does Medicare Pay for Rehab? How Many Days does Medicare Pay for Rehab? If you only have Original Medicare, you will have costs associated with rehab for each benefit period. For the first sixty days, a deductible will apply (in 2020, $1,364). After that, a $341 coinsurance will apply to days 61-90, and … Read more

Attained Age vs Issue Age

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Attained Age vs Issue Age Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies all price their plans differently. One of the biggest differences between plan prices is whether or not an insurance company uses attained age vs issue age to price their Medigap plans. Background Information: What is a Medicare Supplement? Medicare Supplement plans, also called Medigap Plans since … Read more

What is Medicare Plan G?

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What is Medicare Plan G? When people talk about Medicare Plan G, they are referring to the Medicare Supplement Plan G. It can also be called a Medigap Plan G. Plan G is on its way to becoming the most popular Supplement Plan. 2020, is the first year that people newly aging into Medicare cannot … Read more

What are Part B Excess Charges?

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What are Part B Excess Charges? Medicare Part B Excess Charges are important to understand when you are deciding what Medigap Plan (Medicare Supplement) to get. Every once-in-a-while, we hear from a client that is confused about a doctor’s bill. They are confused that there is a fee they need to pay that Medicare didn’t … Read more

What is Medicare Plan F?

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What is Medicare Plan F? You may have heard, but there have been changes with who can get what Medicare Supplement Plans (aka Medigap Plans) now. Plan F and Plan C are not available to people turning 65 on or after 2020. So, you might be wondering, what is Medicare Plan F? In this quick … Read more

Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide

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Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide The Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide helps you understanding both services, so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your loved ones. The United States has two separate national health care systems: Medicare and Medicaid. The government created the two programs for two different kinds of people. However, … Read more

Is Medicare Plan F Going Away?

Is Medicare Plan F Going Away?

Is Medicare Plan F Going Away? As a Medicare Health Insurance Agent I hear this question over and over: “Is Medicare Plan F Going Away?” The simple answer is, no, Plan F is not going away. However, not everyone can sign-up for it as of January 2020. Who Can Still Get a Medigap Plan F? … Read more

What is Silver Sneakers?

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What is Silver Sneakers? Maybe you just overhead your neighbor talking about his free gym membership, or maybe your doctor asked you if you are a SilverSneakers user. You might then be wondering, just what it Silver Sneakers? SilverSneakers(r) is a fitness and wellness program for seniors age 65 and up. It includes free gym … Read more