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  • Dental Coverage with Medicare Health Insurance

    Dental coverage and Medicare have a complicated relationship. As a general rule, Congress created a dental exclusion in 1980, but it made an exception for inpatient hospital services when the dental procedure itself made hospitalization necessary. Coverage is not determined by the value or the necessity for the dental...
  • Does your Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

    There’s no doubt that hearing aids cost a lot. Anyone who begins to search for the devices may find themselves with sticker-shock. If you have Medicare, you may be wondering if government assistance will help you pay for your hearing aids. Here is an overview of what Medicare covers...
  • Medicare Health Insurance: 10 Important Terms

    Medicare is definitely one of the most confusing parts of our government, and unfortunately, there isn’t a whole lot of information available that make it easier to understand. To help you, we’ve made a list of the ten terms you need to be familiar with to better understand Medicare...
  • Hearing Aids and your Medical Coverage

    If you’re experiencing hearing loss and need a hearing aid, there are particular circumstances in which you might be eligible for coverage through Medicare. Hearing Aids and Original Medicare As a whole, original Medicare and most Medicare supplement plans don’t include hearing aids, regular hearing exams, or fittings for...
  • Medicare Supplement vs Medicare Advantage Plans

    When it comes to Medicare, it can be difficult to know what is and is not covered. The basic plan doesn’t cover everything, which means you are responsible for all copayments and deductibles. These can easily add up to be a heavy expense. Since there is this coverage gap...
  • Medicare: What You Need to Know

    While typically a topic that pertained only to seniors and those approaching retirement age, recent legislation has caused Medicare to gain widespread attention. However, not many people who are below retirement age have any significant experience with this important social insurance program. History of Medicare During 1965, Medicare was...