Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Melanoma? | Medicare Plan Finder

Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Melanoma (MyPath)?

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Malignant melanoma is a type of skin cancer that starts in the skin’s pigment-producing cells. About two percent of people will develop melanoma in their lifetime, and 5-10 percent of those cases are hereditary. Parents with specific gene mutations have about a 50 percent chance of passing those genes to their children. Genetic testing for melanoma can reveal the gene mutations associated with skin cancer and allow you to seek treatment right away. Medicare Coverage for Genetic Skin Cancer Testing …

Common Spine Problems with Aging | Medicare Plan Finder

Common Spine Problems with Aging

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As you age, your spine can naturally lose its normal structure and function. Spinal sprains, strains and overuse over the course of a person’s life can cause gradual spinal degeneration. Most people over 40 experience some degeneration of spinal disks, which can cause back pain. Common spine problems with aging can often be prevented or treated without surgery, but sometimes an operation is the only option to relieve pain. Talk to your doctor if you have chronic back pain. Your …

Common Health Problems in Elderly People | Medicare Plan Finder

Testing for Common Health Problems in Elderly People

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As you age, your body breaks down and you may need to be more vigilant about regular health screenings. For example, what starts as slightly elevated blood pressure can turn into chronic hypertension, which dramatically increases your risk of stroke. However, if you stay on top of your health screenings and follow your doctor’s recommendations, you can help yourself stay ahead of some of the most common health problems in elderly people. Preventing the Most Common Chronic Diseases in Older …

Medicare Supplement Plan N | Medicare Plan Finder

Guide to Medicare Supplement Plan N

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Medicare Supplement plans, also known as Medigap plans, add financial benefits that work alongside Original Medicare. More than nine million beneficiaries are taking advantage of this additional financial protection, and enrollment continues to increase each year. There are ten different types of Medigap plans, (A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N), and each letter represents a different level of coverage. Plans are the same regardless of which carrier you enroll with. This means if you want …

Medicare Power of Attorney 101

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If you are a caregiver for your parent or loved one, you may not realize that you’re unable to make medical and financial decisions on their behalf until it’s too late. You don’t want to get caught in a tough situation and feel powerless. Fortunately, a power of attorney can help, but it’s crucial you understand the different types of POAs and common misconceptions. Types of Power of Attorney A lot of people don’t understand that a power of attorney …