Medicare In-Depth

Medicare is broad in scale and complex in nature. It comprises an alphabet soup of parts and plans.

Then there are the many policy combinations, eligibility guidelines, and enrollment periods.

We understand Medicare.

Here, we take on common questions and answer them in detail. Our goal is to remove any confusion or doubts you have about Medicare, so you can move forward with making your decision.

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Medicare In-Depth FAQ’s

Medicare Eligibility for Those 65+

When you turn 65, you become eligible for Medicare if you:Either receive or qualify for Social Security retirement cash benefitsOr, currently reside in the United States and are either:A U.S. citizenOr, a permanent U.S. resident who has lived in the U.S....

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Medicare Eligibility for Disabled Youths

If you have a child under the age of 20, they can only qualify for Medicare if they have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Additionally, to qualify for Medicare coverage, the child must:Need dialysis on a regular basis or require a kidney transplantAnd, have...

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Does My Income Affect My Medicare Cost?

If you earn a certain level of income, the law requires an adjustment to your monthly Medicare Part B (medical insurance) and Medicare prescription drug coverage premiums.This is called an income-related monthly adjustment amount.These beneficiaries, who...

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Where Are Outpatient Therapy Services Available?

Medicare Part B will cover outpatient therapy services in a doctor’s office, outpatient hospital setting, rehabilitation agency, Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF), or a public health agency. You can also receive Part B-covered outpatient therapy...

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Which Skilled Therapy Are Covered Under Medicare?

Skilled therapy is services that are reasonable and necessary to treat illness or injury, performed by or under the supervision of a licensed therapist. There are three main types of skilled therapy covered by Medicare: Physical therapy (PT): Exercise and physical...

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Outpatient Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy

Medicare Part B covers medically necessary outpatient therapy services, including:Physical therapySpeech-language pathology servicesOccupational therapyIf you meet Medicare’s eligibility requirements, Medicare covers therapy on a temporary basis to improve...

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs

Cardiac rehabilitation programs provide various services if you have a heart condition, including exercise, education, and counseling. These programs are designed to help improve your cardiac health and reduce risk factors. Medicare Part B covers both...

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Outpatient Therapy Costs

Medicare Part B covers outpatient therapy, including physical therapy (PT), speech-language pathology (SLP), and occupational therapy (OT). Previously, there were limits, also known as the therapy cap, how much outpatient therapy Original Medicare covered...

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