The Medicare Blog

The Medicare Blog

The Medicare Blog

Here is where you will find all of our Medicare Blog Articles from MedicareLifeHealth.com.

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How Much Does an MRI Cost

How Much Does an MRI Cost? There is nothing worse than getting a hospital bill with an unexpected number on it. So, if your doctor says you need an MRI, ...
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What is Medicare Plan F - simple answers to medigap questions

What is Medicare Plan F?

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 ...
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Medicare Easy Pay

Medicare Easy Pay

Medicare Easy Pay - What is it & How do I get it? Medicare Easy Pay is the automatic payment system set up by CMS to pay your Medicare Premiums ...
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medicare and medicaid difference guide

Medicare and Medicaid Difference Guide

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 ...
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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, ...
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Renew Active vs Silver Sneakers

Renew Active vs Silver Sneakers

Renew Active vs Silver Sneakers Does it sometimes seem like Medicare and Insurance companies are trying to make things as complicated as they possibly can? Just when you think you ...
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what is Silver Sneakers Senior Fitness

What is Silver Sneakers?

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 ...
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What Does Medicare Part A Cover

What Medicare Part A Covers

What Medicare Part A Covers Here is what Medicare Part A Hospital Insurance covers: Inpatient Hospital CareSkilled Nursing CareStays at Skilled Nursing Facilities (short-term)Home Health CareHospice Care In addition: Part ...
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What is the Medicare Donut Hole? Or Doughnut Hole?

What is the Medicare Donut Hole?

What is the Medicare Donut Hole? The Medicare Donut Hole (or Doughnut Hole) is a coverage gap in the Part D Prescription Drug Plan where beneficiaries could pay more for ...
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2020 Part B Deductible

2020 Part B Deductible

2020 Part B Deductible for Medicare The 2020 changes for Medicare were released this month. The 2020 Part B Deductible is just one of the increases you will see. The ...
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Qualities of a Good Insurance Agent

The Top 6 Qualities of a Good Insurance Agent What are the qualities of a good insurance agent you should be looking for when you are searching for an agent? ...
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medicare open enrollment 2019

Medicare Open Enrollment 2019

Medicare Open Enrollment 2019 Medicare Open Enrollment 2019 runs from October 15th to December 7th. These are the same dates every year. In 2020, Annual Open Enrollment will also be ...
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Railroad Medicare Benefits and Choices at MedicareLifeHealth.com

Railroad Medicare

Railroad Medicare - What You Need to Know Here is what you need to know about Railroad Medicare Benefits to be successful in your retirement planning. Introduction to Railroad Medicare ...
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does medicare cover hearing aids?

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids? One questions we hear a lot at Medicare Life Health is "Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids? The simple answer is NO. However, some Medicare Advantage ...
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how to read Medicare and You 2020 guidebook

Medicare and You 2020

Medicare and You 2020 Guidebook - Read This First Your Introduction to the Medicare and You 2020 Book, and where to get a copy. The Medicare and You 2020 Guidebook ...
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Medicare Parts A B C D Explained

Medicare Part A B C D

Medicare Parts A B C D Explained Medicare has four different parts: Medicare Part A B C D. Each of these parts serve a different function in our national health ...
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Medicare For All Explained

Medicare For All Explained The Presidential Debates have started, and once again, the rising costs of health care is a hot topic. You will hear people (like Bernie Sanders and ...
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5 Biggest Medicare Mistakes

5 Biggest Medicare Mistakes

The 5 Biggest Medicare Mistakes and How to Avoid Them No one wants to make a mistake that will cost them hundreds (or thousands) of dollars down the road if ...
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how much does medicare cost?

How Much Does Medicare Cost?

How Much Does Medicare Cost? Medicare costs can be different person to person, depending on which type of plan you choose. After you have a basic understanding of Medicare and ...
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Using an Independent Medicare Insurance Agent

Should I Use an Independent Medicare Insurance Agent? When it comes to making decisions on and signing up for Medicare health care planning, you will have a few paths to ...
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medicare penalties for late enrollment

Medicare Penalties For Late Enrollment

What are the Medicare Penalties for Late Enrollment? There are two main Medicare penalties for late enrollment to be aware of when you are planning your health care in retirement ...
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Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)

What is AEP?

What is AEP? Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period Do you love a good acronym? How about a very large amount of them? The health and insurance industries are nothing if not ...
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FAQs - Frequently Asked Medicare Questions - Medicare Life Health Pin

Medicare FAQ’s

The Most Frequently Asked Medicare Questions & Answers Once you are familiar with the basics of Medicare, these are the Medicare questions we hear the most often that you might ...
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Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans

Part D Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Information Part D of Medicare covers Prescription Drugs. There are different Part D Prescription Drug Plans available. When you choose a plan you will ...
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Medicare Advantage Vs Medicare Supplement

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement (Medigap): What Medicare Plan is Best for Me? I am a firm believer that there is a good Medicare health plan out there for everyone ...
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What is Medicare Advantage?

What is Medicare Advantage

What is Medicare Advantage? In this article, we look at what is Medicare Advantage (aka Medicare Part C). As we discussed in our Medicare 101 Post, there are two different ...
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What are Medicare Supplements_

What are Medicare Supplements?

What are Medicare Supplements? What are Medicare Supplements? First, Medicare Supplements have many names: Medigap Policies, Med Sup, Medicare Supplement Insurance. However, they all refer to the optional insurance coverage ...
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What is Medicare

What is Medicare?

What is Medicare? Medicare is the U.S. national health care program that provides seniors age 65 and older, and some disabled people, with health insurance. The U.S. government started the ...
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