Since the inception of the program in 1966, the population of Medicare beneficiaries has grown steadily. Today, over 44 million Americans are enrolled in various Medicare plans.
According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, an estimated 60,000 new Parkinson’s disease diagnoses occur each year in America. They have predicted that almost 1 million Americans will be living with Parkinson’s by the year 2020. The combined indirect and direct costs related to Parkinson’s have been calculated to an astounding $52 billion in the US alone! […]
With recent political debates and clashes between the Democrats and the Republicans, you might have heard phrases like ‘Medicare-for-All’ and ‘Single-Payer Healthcare’ being thrown around. Most Democrats across the country supporting legislation that will lead to Medicare-for-all.
Good medical care is always expensive. And the older we get, the more care and medical assistance we need. According to a recent report, the average cost of premiums for Medicare Plan B is $135.50 per month. For those earning above $85K, the monthly premium is $189.60. If you didn’t pay your taxes while working, […]
Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. According to the American Chiropractic Association, over 31 million Americans experience this pervasive condition at any given time. Back pain can affect people at any age from adolescence to old age and is the third most common reason for visiting the doctor in America.
Medicare is a federal health insurance program that provides essential health benefits to millions of seniors in America. Each year, the government announces changes that affect the policies and coverage.
As we grow older, our body starts to lose muscle mass, resulting in aches and pains that are associated with a weak muscle structure. The process starts after the age of 30 and can result in major health conditions as we age, such as chronic backache, osteoporosis, and arthritis. The first step to slow down this […]
As per the latest government Medicare updates for 2019, Medicare beneficiaries have an Open Enrollment period each year from October 15 to December 7th. Meanwhile, Medicare Advantage beneficiaries can change, switch or drop their plans from January 1st through March 31st starting 2019.
In many cases having coverage from more than one source can supplement the payments that you have to make. Those who are covered by Veteran’s Affairs or through any other group insurance policy can enroll into Medicare to get more coverage than they did from either in isolation. Through plans such as these, you can […]
Now that you’ve become applicable for Medicare, you might feel a little overwhelmed at all the options you have. Before you choose out of all the options, it is necessary that you know what each Part of Medicare has to offer. Evaluate each plan in light of your medical requirements and you will be able […]