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How to Appeal a Higher Medicare Part B Premium

Currently, the 2021 Medicare Part B premium is $148.50.  That is the amount that most people pay for their Part B.  However, for folks with incomes in excess of $88,000, premium amounts range from $207.90 to $504.90.  This excess premium is referred to as IRMAA (Income-Related Monthly Adjusted Amount). The

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What Medicare Part B Covers

Medicare is a health insurance program that offers coverage for those that are 65 or older and those younger who have a qualifying disability or disease. Medicare comprises four parts, with one of them being Medicare Part B. This is the part of Medicare that provides medical insurance. Medicare Part

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Durable Medicare Equipment covered by Medicare?

Medicare covers multiple healthcare needs, including durable medical equipment. These types of items are covered under Part B of Medicare. There are certain things you should know about how Part B works when trying to get these pieces of equipment covered. Read on to learn more.  Medical Equipment Covered First

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What parts of Medicare are mandatory?

Is Medicare optional or mandatory? At the most basic level, Medicare is not mandatory and so citizens do not have to sign up to receive the benefits associated with Medicare. Having said that, there are specific instances and situations under which Medicare does become a mandatory policy even if you

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How can I reduce my Medicare Premiums?

Understanding Where Medicare Premiums Come From When you first become eligible for Medicare at the age of 65 or through disability or illness, you may find yourself immediately wondering how much it is going to cost you – and with so many private providers offering you add-ons and supplement plans,

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Does Medicare Cover Back Surgeries?

If you have a back injury, your doctor may recommend a treatment plan that includes physical therapy or medication. Sometimes the condition is severe enough to require surgery, or you may choose surgery after undergoing other unsuccessful treatments. In that case, you want a Medicare plan that will cover the

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