Medicare Extra Help?

Eligibility, income limits and how to applyIf you need help with your prescription drugs, there is support available Individuals who have limited income and assets could qualify for assistance when it comes to paying for prescription drugs through Medicare’s Extra Help program. This is thanks to a partnership between the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Centers for Medicare &Continue reading “Medicare Extra Help?”

Premiums lower, more perks for seniors shopping 2022 Medicare Advantage plans

Seniors who are considering enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan or switching plans can get information and ask questions at places such as the Highmark Direct Health Insurance storefront in a shopping plaza along McKnight Road in Ross, along with similar community-based locations offered by Highmark as well as rivals such as UPMC and Aetna/CVSContinue reading “Premiums lower, more perks for seniors shopping 2022 Medicare Advantage plans”

Do Medicare Advantage Plans cover all Medicare services?

Medicare Advantage Plans must cover all of the services that Original Medicare covers. However, if you’re in a Medicare Advantage Plan, Original Medicare will still cover the cost for hospice care, some new Medicare benefits, and some costs for clinical research studies. In all types of Medicare Advantage Plans, you’re always covered for emergency and  urgentlyContinue reading “Do Medicare Advantage Plans cover all Medicare services?”

How to get part D Medicare prescription drug coverage

Medicare drug coverage helps pay for prescription drugs you need. Even if you don’t take prescription drugs now, you should consider getting Medicare drug coverage. Medicare drug coverage is optional and is offered to everyone with Medicare. If you decide not to get it when you’re first eligible, and you don’t have other creditable prescriptionContinue reading “How to get part D Medicare prescription drug coverage”