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Medicare Advantage

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth The Risk?

The first hurdle many people face when deciding about Medicare coverage is simply understanding how the various parts fit together.

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Medicare Advantage

Medicare Applications Raise Anxiety In Pandemic

Advocates for older people say the main problem involves certain applications for Medicare’s “Part B” coverage for outpatient care. It stems from the closure of local Social Security offices in the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Open Enrollment

Website Errors Raise Calls For Medicare To Be Flexible Enrollment

Beneficiaries could be stuck in plans that cost too much and don’t meet their medical needs, with no way out until 2021.

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Drug Plan Finder Can Steer Enrollees To Higher Costs

Medicare’s revamped prescription drug plan finder can steer unwitting enrollees to coverage that costs much more than they need to pay, according to people who help with sign-ups as well as program experts.

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Open Enrollment Medicare

Medicare Outpatient Part B Premium Going Up To $144.60

Medicare’s “Part B” premium for outpatient care will rise by nearly 7 percent to $144.60 a month next year, officials said. They blamed rising spending on medications. 

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Open Enrollment Medicare

Medicare Enrollment: Price Comparison Tool Missing

Many risk wasting money and even jeopardizing their health care due to changes in Medicare’s plan finder, its most popular website.

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