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What's Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap)?

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog credited to U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244    https...

How do I get a replacement Medicare Card?

Replacing your Medicare card if it is lost, stolen, or damaged Your Medicare card is proof of your Medicare insurance. If your Medicare card was lost...

Is it Medicare or Medicaid? Understanding the Difference

Posted  by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Social Security Administration   www.socialsecurity.gov A lot of people have a...

Medicare Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many retirees

Medicare Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many retirees About 42 percent of recipients will see their premium jump to $134 from $109. The...
Author: Craig Smith

Medicare Seeks Comment On Ways To Cut Costs Of Part D Drugs

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sarah Jane Tribble and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Noting that the true price of a drug is often...

Pressure Builds To Cut Medicare Patients In On Prescription Deals

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sarah Jane Tribble and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Medicare enrollees, who have watched their out-of...

Medicare Vs. Medicare Advantage: How To Choose

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org    As health insurers struggle with shifting government...

What's Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap)?

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog credited to U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244    ...

A Few Pointers To Help Save Money And Avoid The Strain Of Medicare Enrollment

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Older or disabled Americans with Medicare coverage have...

Despite Boost In Social Security, Rising Medicare Part B Costs Leave Seniors In Bind

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Millions of seniors will soon be notified that Medicare...