How Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period Could Affect Your Medicare Plan

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Have you noticed an increase in mail from insurance providers and commercials touting Medicare Supplement plans lately? Each year you have the option to make changes to your Medicare coverage, and we’ve got some helpful information to empower you to make sure you’ve got the coverage that best suits your needs.

 

Navigating the Seas of Medicare - Know What Medicare Plan A and Plan B Cover

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Medicare is an essential program for seniors, probably equal in importance to Social Security in providing benefits to insure the health and financial well-being of individuals over the age of 65, people under 65 with certain disabilities or people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease. In fact, the importance of Medicare is growing. A recent analysis found that by the year 2055, the cumulative lifetime benefits for a 65-year-old with a median income from Medicare is...

Diabetes and Medicare Deep Dive: Part 2

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Diabetes is a serious and pervasive disease in the United States. With around 9% of the population suffering from this disease, it is among one of the most common chronic diseases faced in our country -- especially among the elderly. According to National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017, the percentage of adults 65 and older living with diabetes has increased to 25.2% (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Diabetes Statistics Report,...

Deep Dive: Medicare Fraud and Abuse Part 3

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Medicare is one of the most popular government run programs in the nation. Every day, 10,000 Americans enroll in Medicare and around 37 million rely on Medicare for their preventative health services like flu shots and cancer screenings.

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 6 in 10 Americans report that the program is working well. That number climbs when you look at seniors, 8 out of 10 of whom believe Medicare works well for them. But working well and...

Deep Dive: Medicare Fraud and Abuse Part 2

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The number of people enrolling in Medicare is rising from 39.7 million in 2013 to 55.7 million in 2015. In fact, according to the CommonWealth Fund, there are projected to be 81 million enrollees by 2030.

The second part of this Medicare fraud and abuse series is designed to examine some of the most common ways that Medicare fraud and abuse manifest themselves.

Billing Fraud
This is a common abuse...

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