Medicare Reimbursement

Except on rare occasions, you should not have to file for reimbursement from Medicare.If you have Original Medicare, your provider will send your claims directly to Medicare, which will pay your provider according to the established reimbursement rate.How do...

Replace Your Medicare Card

If you need your Medicare card replaced, call the National Social Security Hotline at (800) 772-1213.You can also visit your local Social Security office, or make the request online at SSA.gov. Be ready with your Social Security number, date of birth and your name as...

Moving to a New State

You do not need to change your Original Medicare coverage if you move to a new state. However, you will need to notify your current health care provider, so you can transfer your medical records.Beneficiaries may use any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare.Not...

Renewing Your Medicare Plan

While you do not need to renew your Medicare coverage, it is a good idea to review your coverage annually.This typically holds true for Original Medicare, Prescription Drug Program plans and Medicare Advantage plans. As long as you keep paying your premiums, your...

Medical Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document allowing you to appoint another person to make health, property, financial, and other legal decisions on your behalf.Choose this individual carefully. Whoever you select to manage your finances could play an important role in...