COVID-19 and Medicare Coverage. What You Need to Know.

Early Saturday, March 14, the House passed legislation (H.R. 6201) that would waive all beneficiary cost sharing for coronavirus testing and the associated doctor’s office visit. A Senate vote is expected soon. We will update this article to reflect any final policy...

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...