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2022 Medicare Premium Increase

2022 Medicare premium and cost sharing increase information has been officially released, and the picture is not as pretty as the preliminary estimates led us to believe. However, it is possible that some people saw this coming. There is an annoying historical correlation between the amount of the annual Social

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Medicare Frequently Asked Questions

Is Medicare a state or federal program? Federal. The Medicare program was established in 1096 by president Lyndon B. Johnson. It is run by the Centers for Medicare and Medicare, which is a branch of the Health and Human Services department. Who is eligible for Medicare? There are several types

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2022 Medicare Premium and Deductible Estimates

Every year we look forward to reading the Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Insurance Trust Funds to get the new Medicare Premium and Deductible Estimates. Suppose you think we are nerds based on that terminology. In that case, this report

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5 Helpful Ways to Keep Drug Costs Down

Maintaining Annual Drug Costs Drug plans are not one size fits all and everyone’s specific needs should be addressed accordingly. Everyone is looking to stretch their dollar further when it comes to prescriptions. It comes down to just asking a few questions, being proactive, and you could potentially see a decrease

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Medicare Oxygen Recertification Guidelines

If your doctor has prescribed oxygen therapy for either a respiratory or lung condition, your Medicare Part B will cover the charges.  Doctors often prescribe oxygen therapy for patients with conditions like COPD, emphysema, asthma, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, or heart failure.  Medicare will cover the prescribed oxygen

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