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 Part B Premium to Rise 6.7%

Medicare Part B Premium to Rise 6.7%

The CMS announced it will increase Medicare Part B premiums about 6.7% for most enrollees in 2020. The 2020 increase is up from an increase of 1.1% in 2019, and up from no increase in 2018. The annual Part B deductible will increase 7%, to $198. The Social Security...

If You Are Approaching Medicare Eligibility, You Need to Read This

Are you turning 65 within the next several months?If so, you are – or soon will be – eligible for Medicare, the nation’s federal health insurance program primarily for older Americans.Many people wait until they reach that milestone birthday to explore...