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Can you have Medicare and Medicaid?

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Can you have Medicare and Medicaid? While Medicare is a health care program designed for the elderly and for those with certain illnesses or disabilities, Medicaid is designed for those who are low-income. Both are federal and state programs that cover medical treatments and services. Some people are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, while others are only eligible for …

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Medicare for Veterans with VA Benefits

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Medicare for Veterans with VA Benefits As a veteran, you might have access to free or almost-free health care through the VA – but veterans over the age of 65 can still benefit from enrolling in Medicare. VA care is limited to providers who accept VA treatment, and having Medicare coverage will expand your doctor network as well as provide …

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Spouse Medicare 101

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Spouse Medicare 101 Medicare does not work like individual health care plans – there are no family plans. Every individual Medicare beneficiary will have his or her own plan. However, even though you can’t be on the same plan or share spouse benefits, you’re still in it together. You can meet with an agent together, you can pool your income, …

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Why Use a Medicare Agent?

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FAQ: Why use a Medicare Agent? How are you enrolling in Medicare? Have you considered using a Medicare agent? There are no negative consequences for using a Medicare agent. Medicare agents are experts who can help you navigate the confusing world of health care and select the best Medicare options for your needs. Why should I use a Medicare Agent? …

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage | Medicare Plan Finder

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

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Medicare vs Medicare Advantage The Annual Enrollment Period is quickly approaching and starting October 15, you will be able to switch Medicare Plans. Which do you favor in the battle of Medicare vs Medicare Advantage? If you’re not quite sure, we’re here to help! By understanding the basic principles of each, you will be better prepared to make that decision. …

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Medicare Vision Coverage

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Medicare Vision Coverage Did you know that Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) does not provide much vision coverage for seniors and Medicare eligibles? It does not cover routine eye exams, eyeglasses, or contact lenses. Original Medicare only covers diagnostic tests and treatment (under Part B) if you are diabetic, at risk for glaucoma, or have either Lucentis or …

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Health Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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Health Benefits of Pets for Seniors Most people can’t help but smile when a fluffy dog comes running over. Did you know that pets (especially dogs and cats) have been proven to provide both mental and physical health benefits? Your health and well-being may just be the best excuse yet for you to adopt a furry friend. Health Benefits of …

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Durable Medical Equipment: What Seniors on Medicare Should Know

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Durable Medical Equipment: What Seniors and Medicare Beneficiaries Should Know What is Durable Medical Equipment? Durable Medical Equipment is any medical device that can be used repeatedly (for a duration of at least three years), can be used at home, and is medically necessary for the patient. Did you know that in most cases, for Medicare to cover your medical …