Medicare 2021

A new year often brings adjustments to Medicare.

See if any forthcoming changes might affect your benefits.

Medicare 2021 FAQ’s

How Can I Get a Medicare & You Handbook?

Click to Download Medicare & You is a handbook published by Medicare each year. It explains Medicare-covered services and the costs associated with Original Medicare for the coming year. Each Medicare beneficiary is mailed a copy of Medicare & You in the early...

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What Is the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period?

  During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP), you can switch from your Medicare Advantage Plan (excluding Medical Savings Accounts, cost plans, and PACE) to another Medicare Advantage Plan or to Original Medicare with or without a stand-alone...

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How Do Star Ratings Work?

Star ratings are quality ratings that provide a measure of a plan’s performance. Medicare scores Medicare Advantage Plans and Part D plans in several categories, including quality of care and customer service. Ratings range from one to five stars, with five being the...

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How Does the Medicare Plan Finder Work?

The Medicare Plan Finder is an online tool that helps you look up and compare plans in your area. To access the Medicare Plan Finder, visit www.medicare.gov. Plan Finder gives you the option to do either a personalized search or a basic search.  The personalized...

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What Do Medicare Advantage Plans Offer?

Some Medicare Advantage Plans cover services that are not covered by Original Medicare.Common supplemental benefits include:  Dental care.  Vision care.  Hearing aids. Starting in 2019, Medicare Advantage Plans were granted more flexibility in the supplemental...

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