Does Medicare Cover Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital Care?

Healing sometimes requires extra care. Maybe you’ve just had surgery or you’re recovering from a serious illness or injury. When you need specialized services that you can’t get at home or from a skilled nursing facility, the best option may be a rehabilitation...

How do I Request a New IRMAA Determination?

 If Social Security determines that you should pay an IRMAA, they will mail you a notice called an initial determination. This notice should include information on how to request a new initial determination. A new initial determination is a revised decision that...

How do I Submit an Appeal for my IRMAA Decision?

Nobody’s perfect, and that includes the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you’re on Medicare and your income is above a certain level, you may have to pay extra on your Part B and/or Part D premiums. But if you get the notification of your Social Security...

What You Need to Know About Medicare Equitable Relief

If you didn’t sign up for Medicare Part B and you believe someone else is responsible for the error, you may be eligible for Medicare equitable relief. Read on to learn exactly what Medicare equitable relief is, who’s eligible, how to request it, and more.  What Is...