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Does Medicare cover Dental Implants?

Does Medicare cover Dental Implants? Dental implants are devices implanted into the gums that help restore a person’s ability to chew or restore a smile or appearance. They can also be used as an alternative to dentures. These are great solutions for lost teeth from...

Does Medicare Provide Dental Coverage?

Does Medicare Provide Dental Coverage? Dental health is an essential aspect of one’s overall health. Poor dental health can become very costly without proper insurance coverage, making it hard for many to get the care they need. Uncared for dental issues can even...

What Does Original Medicare Cost in 2023?

2023 Medicare Part A and B Deductibles, Premiums, and Medicare Part D Income-Related Monthly Adjustments Amounts In late 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) delivered the dollar amounts for the 2023 Original Medicare Part A & Part B...
What Questions Should I Ask If I’m New to Medicare?

What Questions Should I Ask If I’m New to Medicare?

What Questions Should I Ask If I’m New to Medicare? Medicare can be confusing, especially when you are new to it. During your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP), you should ask key questions to prepare for choosing your coverage. What are the Medicare basics? We know...

Special Enrollment Periods & Medicare Advantage

Special Enrollment Periods & Medicare Advantage

Special Enrollment Periods & Medicare Advantage Outside of the Annual Election Period (AEP), there are circumstances where you can make changes to your Medicare Advantage (Part C) & Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plans. These circumstances are known as...

Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare & Telehealth

Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare & Telehealth

Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare & Telehealth As it is becoming increasingly popular in recent years, telehealth refers to healthcare services provided to patients by providers remotely. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth utilization in Medicare...

The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) – Explained

The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) – Explained

The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) – Explained Commonly referred to as AEP, the Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) is the time each year when you can change your Medicare coverage if you choose. The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) lasts from October 15...

When Will I Know if My Medicare is Approved?

When Will I Know if My Medicare is Approved?

When Will I Know if My Medicare is Approved? What is Medicare? Medicare is a government-run health insurance program available to United States citizens and permanent residents aged 65 or older, as well as those younger than 65 with certain disabilities. To be...

Lower Costs for Original Medicare Part B Coming in 2023

Lower Costs for Original Medicare Part B Coming in 2023

Lower Costs for Original Medicare Part B Coming in 2023 Part B Changes The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) stated on September 27, 2022, for the first time in over a decade, there will be a decrease in the standard Medicare Part B premium; it is...

What do Snowbirds Do about Medicare?

What do Snowbirds Do about Medicare?

What do Snowbirds Do about Medicare? Many New Jersey residents head south before winter hits! Snowbirds, as they are called, travel to warmer weather while New Jersey experiences our cold climate. Generally, most snowbirds stay where it is warmer for several months,...

How do I know which Medicare plan is right for me?

How do I know which Medicare plan is right for me?

How do I know which Medicare plan is right for me? When it comes to choosing a Medicare health plan, there are many things to consider. Some people choose to keep Original Medicare Part A & Part B and purchase a Medigap policy and stand-alone prescription drug...

Is a Medigap Plan Right For You?

Is a Medigap Plan Right For You?

You've decided that you want to go into a Medigap plan, also known as Medicare supplement, and you're concerned the preexisting conditions affect your coverage. Do they affect your costs? Well, it depends. It depends on whether you're already in a Medigap plan,...