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Richard Eisenberg

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What Medicare beneficiaries need to know about generic medications

If you think all generics are the same regarding side effects, manufacturing quality, price, and Part D prescription-drug coverage, you’re mistaken.

15.05.2024 20

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3 big changes coming to Medicare in 2025—and what they'll mean for you

Here's the lowdown on how Medicare will operate differently in 2025.

23.04.2024 50

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Why so many Medicare beneficiaries have trouble getting their Part D plan to cover their medications—and how to prevent it from happening to you

Take steps to ensure that the medications your doctors want you to take are covered.

09.04.2024 50

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Does Medicare pay for wheelchairs and scooters? That depends on whether you meet all of its requirements

The first rule for Medicare coverage of a wheelchair or scooters is that you must have a medical need for one in your home.

31.03.2024 20

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What do people on Medicare really think about Medicare? New survey reveals challenges and frustrations

Beneficiaries in Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans say they’re largely happy, but have plenty of issues with each program.

15.03.2024 10

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Why some Medicare Advantage plans will get skimpier and costlier

Medicare Advantage plans may look less enticing to their 31 million beneficiaries next year.

26.02.2024 6

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Here’s how to pay the lowest prices for your prescription drugs on Medicare

Pay less for your prescriptions on Medicare using Part D plans and discount programs from drug makers, states, Medicare, pharmacies and discount...

09.02.2024 10

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How some people escape the steep Medicare surcharge on premiums known as IRMAA

Roughly 20% to 25% of former federal workers eligible for Medicare don’t enroll in Medicare Part B and aren’t subject to a potential IRMAA...

28.01.2024 20

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How to use Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment to switch plans or move into Traditional Medicare

This is a key year to think about making a switch due to trends in Medicare Advantage plans, rising prescription costs and Medicare itself.

12.01.2024 20

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Will Medicare really run out of money in 2031? Here's what experts say about its long-term stability

The program is facing serious headwinds that should concern anyone on Medicare or approaching the enrollment age of 65.

30.12.2023 10

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Will Medicare pay for your home health care needs? It might—if you meet certain requirements

Experts clarify one of the biggest areas of confusion about Medicare—whether, and when, it covers home care.

19.12.2023 20

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Rampant confusion about Medicare is bad for your health and costing you money. Experts help make sense of coverage and fees

When current beneficiaries or people about to enroll in Medicare don’t understand how it works, they can wind up paying more for their health care...

21.11.2023 8

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How to protect yourself from Medicare scams—and what to do if you become a victim

“Open Enrollment is prime time for Medicare beneficiaries to be targeted."

07.11.2023 10

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Medicare will negotiate drug prices with Big Pharma for the first time. Here’s how your prescription costs might change

Drug price negotiations will likely be a much bigger deal for the federal government than for many of Medicare’s 65.7 million beneficiaries.

25.10.2023 6

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Does Medicare cover vaccines? The new rules for shots that protect against COVID, flu, RSV, and more

Since immune systems weaken as we age, vaccinations are especially important for older adults to avoid potential complications from common illnesses.

05.10.2023 3

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How to lower your Medicare costs during open enrollment for 2024

Plan changes may offer better coverage, lower costs, or both.

21.09.2023 3

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What to know before you buy a Medigap policy

Learn how this supplemental plan may lower some of your out-of-pocket health costs.

08.09.2023 3

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