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Medicare & COVID-19 Vaccines – What You Need to Know

Medicare covers the cost of being vaccinated against COVID-19 for all FDA-authorized vaccines. You will not owe a copay or deductible, and you cannot be charged for being vaccinated against this deadly virus. If you have not yet been vaccinated, or you were charged to get the injections, your provider may have delivered other services or may have made an error by charging you for...

Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Homes?

There may come a time in the life of an elderly person when a nursing home is the best option. Many older persons are living with a range of age-related conditions that must be managed professionally. Medicare offers some strong advantages for senior healthcare, but not all Medicare plans will help cover the cost of placing your relative in a nursing home. Original Medicare and...

Do I Need More Insurance If I Have Medicare?

If your income is very low, you may not need more health insurance than Medicare. Low-income individuals who are eligible for Medicare may also qualify for Medicaid – a joint federal and state low-income assistance program. For people who have both, Medicaid will pick up where Medicare coverage leaves off. Full Medicaid beneficiaries can receive dental, vision, long-term care, and other services Medicare does not...

Replacing or Updating Your Medicare Beneficiary Card

Your Medicare card is a sensitive, personal record that should be kept in a safe place at all times. But life happens, and sometimes Medicare cards get lost, stolen, or damaged. Life circumstances can also change, such as your name or address, and a Medicare card may need to be updated. How do you go about replacing or updating your Medicare beneficiary card? Continuing reading...

Traveling Outside the U.S. with Medicare: What You Need to Know

Medicare will not pay for healthcare outside the U.S., except under specific rare circumstances. That means in most cases, you are not covered anywhere other than the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Island, and Guam.  Under What Circumstances Will Medicare Pay for Healthcare Outside the U.S.? There are only three situations in which...