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Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15, are you prepared?

Medicare open enrollment starts in just a couple of days, and now is the time to go over your coverage to make sure it’s what you need. A common question people often wonder is whether or not they should enroll in Medicare ... MORE
Health, Medicare, News
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When is open enrollment for Medicare in 2021?

The time is here for Medicare recipients to make decisions on what they want their plans to be for 2022. Medicare open enrollment Medicare open enrollment runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 every years. People may switch between an original Medicare ... MORE
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Open enrollment for Medicare is happening soon, here’s what to know

Every year those enrolled in Medicare have the chance to review their plans to make any new changes they want the next year. This date is between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7. Beneficiaries should look at their Medicare Part D drug plans ... MORE
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Study shows adding vision, dental, and hearing benefits to Medicare and Medicaid reduces out-of-pocket costs for beneficiaries

Policymakers are hoping to amend Medicare to include dental, hearing, and vision for their recipients that opt to avoid the care because of the expensive out-of-pocket costs. A survey was given to beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicare Advantage to learn about their ... MORE
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Lowering Medicare eligibility age to 60 will cost seniors at least $10K per year

Proponents of Democrats’ push to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60 say there’s good reason to do so despite costs that would come with it. Currently, Medicare eligibility begins at age 65. Lawmakers in Congress want to see that age lowered ... MORE
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Major Medicare expansion to 23 million would lower eligibility to 60

Nearly 25% of people between 60 and 65 go without health insurance until eligibility for Medicare begins. Lawmakers and President Joe Biden are moving toward a bill that would lower Medicare eligibility to 60. The Improving Medicare Coverage Act would expand Medicare ... MORE