Medicare and SSI

Medicare and SSI (Supplemental Security Income)

Anastasia Iliou Medicare Leave a Comment

There’s SSI, SSDI, Social Security retirement, Medicare and Medicaid…so many government programs. It can be hard to keep track! Sometimes, qualifying for one government program can indicate eligibility for another. Do you know what you’re eligible for? Today we’re going to dive into SSI, the Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income program, and how it relates to other benefits.  What is Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? SSI is a government program that is funded by “general tax revenues” as opposed to …

Medicare Approved Mobility Scooters - Medicare Plan Finder

How to Find Medicare-Approved Mobility Scooters

Troy Frink General, Medicare Leave a Comment

According to the University of California’s Disability Statistics Center, about 6.8 million people rely on mobility scooters to get around their homes. Electric scooters may help give people independence and freedom who might otherwise be left in bed. If you’re looking for a Medicare-approved mobility scooter, first you have to qualify to receive one.  Does Medicare Cover Mobility Scooters? Medicare Part B (medical insurance) covers motorized scooters as durable medical equipment (DME). In order for Medicare to help pay for …