The CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) gave this information in a press release from the beginning of April 2013. We’ve created an easy-to-read and understand “infographic” to demonstrate the changes coming to Part D prescription coverage in 2014.
Original Medicare with a Medicare Supplement and No Part D plan means that a Medicare Beneficiary is receiving Part A and Part B of Medicare and purchases a Medicare Supplement (Medigap Plan) to Supplement the Original Medicare Benefits and does not purchase a Medicare Part D plan for Prescription Drug coverage. Is this option right […]
Medicare Advantage plans have serious disadvantages over original Medicare, according to a new report by the Medicare Rights Center, Too Good To Be True: The Fine Print in Medicare Private Health Care Benefits. Medicare Advantage plans are provided by private insurers, unlike original Medicare, which is provided by the government. The government pays Medicare Advantage […]
Medicare Supplemental Insurance, or a Medigap plan, is purchased to help you fill in the gaps where your current Medicare plan may fall short. These policies can be very important to help you survive with your income in case of some sudden emergency. For this reason it is very important to know why your insurance […]
In most cities, public transportation is the easiest and fastest way to get around. Navigating public transportation can be tough for older adults who have trouble with balance. Here are some tips from about.com for how to use public transportation safely. Always wear a seatbelt when riding in a taxi Don’t rush across a street […]