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How to Sign Up for Medicare in 2020

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and younger people with certain disabilities and medical conditions. As you near 65 years old, applying for Medicare...
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Medicare & You 2020: A First Look at the Medicare Handbook

Medicare & You 2020 is a handbook released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS releases a handbook each year that details everything you’ll need to know about...
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Medicare & You 2019: A First Look

Each year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) releases a handbook titled Medicare & You . The handbook, which is made available to all current and future Medicare beneficiar...
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Download Your Free Copy of Medicare & You 2018

In an effort to properly inform current and future Medicare beneficiaries of their coverage, options and rights, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) releases an annual guidebook ca...
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How Medicare and TRICARE Work Together to Cover Veterans

Older members of the military, veterans and military retirees may be eligible for TRICARE , which is the health care program of the United States Department of Defense’s Military Health System....
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How Medicare Works With Employer Coverage

Americans are retiring later and later. The percentage of men over the age of 65 still in the labor force is among the highest since the 1970’s, and the percentage of women age 65 and over who are...
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Medicare and DME

In addition to covering a wide range of services, Medicare also covers certain medical devices, items and supplies often referred to as durable medical equipment (DME) . The Centers for Medicar...
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Medicare Advantage Plans: An Alternative to Original Medicare

If you aren’t entirely satisfied with Original Medicare coverage (Medicare Part A and Part B), or want to find out how to get additional benefits that aren’t offered by Original Medicare, there ar...
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Medicare Age Limits

You may be surprised to know that Medicare coverage is not limited to those ages 65 years and older. People with certain disabilities and End Stage Renal Disease may also qualify, even if they are...
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The Age at Which You May Qualify for Medicare

The age at which people traditionally qualify for Medicare is 65 years old , although some people with certain disabilities or medical conditions may qualify for Medicare before age 65. Below i...
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