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Medicare Advantage Plans Cleared To Go Beyond Medical Coverage — Even Groceries

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog and cover photo by By Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News  Cover photo: This is one of several vans that provides...

Everything You Need To Know About The New Medicare Cards (But Beware Of Scams)

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News  In April, the government will start sending out new Medicare cards,...

Medicare Unveils Design And Publicity Campaign For New Beneficiary Cards with the First Mailing Beginning April 2018

The new cards will be rolled out in April 2018, but federal officials are beginning an outreach campaign now so seniors are not confused when they...

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...