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MEDICARE TAKES UP ARMS AGAINST MEMORY LOSS

MEDICARE TAKES UP ARMS AGAINST MEMORY LOSS

The difficult truth about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is that currently there is no full-fledged cure available. However, with early detection and appropriate treatment, its symptoms can be managed and even slowed down. Cognitive diseases such as...

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MEDICARE AND RISING PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

MEDICARE AND RISING PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

Are you worried about rising health care costs? There are many ways to save money, available to you. One of these is our new Price Check My Rx tool. You can also learn how to save money by using generic drugs. Know your prescription cost and options As a soon-to-be or...

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3 New Ways That Medicare Is Supporting Family Caregivers

3 New Ways That Medicare Is Supporting Family Caregivers

‘So often caregivers are often unseen and unsung heroes,’ head of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says Family members, often thrust into caregiving with little notice, also must navigate a complex medical system without any training or guidance. “I feel...

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How Long Do Medicare Enrollees Wait to See a Doctor?

How Long Do Medicare Enrollees Wait to See a Doctor?

A third face month-long delays for appointments, but most are happy with their overall care A survey of beneficiaries enrolled in both original Medicare and Medicare Advantage (MA) plans revealed a common problem: More than a third of those polled had to wait a month...

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Does Medigap Plan N Raise Its Rates Slower than Other Plans

Does Medigap Plan N Raise Its Rates Slower than Other Plans

The rate increases for Medigap (Medicare Supplement) plans, including Plan N, can vary based on several factors and may differ from one plan to another. However, it’s not accurate to categorically state that Medigap Plan N increases its rates slower than other plans...

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Manage your Medicare benefits

Manage your Medicare benefits

You’ll sign up for Part A and Part B through Social Security. Once enrolled, you’ll manage your benefit plans through Medicare. Your Medicare Information Get your Medicare number To find your Medicare number, sign in to your Social Security account and view your...

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