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Did Your Health Plan Deny You Care? Fight Back

Have you ever stepped up to the pharmacy cash register only to learn your new prescription will cost you hundreds of dollars because your insurance doesn’t cover it?

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Social Security Error Jeopardizes Medicare Coverage

At least a quarter of a million Medicare beneficiaries may receive bills for as many as five months of premiums they thought they already paid.

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Medicare’s Wellness Visit Isn’t The Same As An Annual Physical

The annual wellness visit generally doesn’t include a physical exam, except to check routine measurements such as height, weight and blood pressure.

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Medicare Coverage Limits Put Your Vision Needs At Risk

Many people who have relied on a vision plan as part of their employee benefits package during their working adult life are surprised when they turn 65 and convert to Medicare. 

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

Air conditioners for people with asthma, healthy groceries, rides to medical appointments and home-delivered meals may be among the new benefits added to Medicare Advantage coverage when new federal rules take effect next year.

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Drug Coverage Denied By Medicare? How You Can Fight Back

Concerns about Medicare drug coverage are common: More seniors call the Medicare Rights Center’s national hotline about this topic each year than any other.

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