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Home Health Care and Medicare

Home Health Care and Medicare: How To Avoid Breaking the Bank

Who genuinely likes being told what to do? It’s one thing when you’re a kid; it’s another when it’s your health dictating what you can or cannot do. Across the country, hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries struggle with chronic illnesses or new afflictions on a daily basis. Sometimes these conditions mean leaving the house

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the difference between medicare aep and oep election periods, tma blog

Medicare AEP vs OEP: What’s the Difference?

As if Medicare weren’t confusing enough, everywhere you look there are confusing acronyms! These two are particularly important to not confuse because they affect when you can change your plans based on your current enrollment. So, let’s jump right in.  AEP is the Annual Enrollment Period, which runs every year from October 15th to December

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How to Find a Doctor Who Accepts Medicare, Trusted Medicare Answers Blog

How to Find a Doctor Who Accepts Medicare

Are you worried about finding a doctor who accepts Medicare? Good news! According to a Kaiser Survey in 2015, most primary care doctors still participate in the Medicare program and are accepting new Medicare patients. So, it’s quite likely your current doctor will continue to accept you as a patient when you start on Medicare.

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What You Need to Know About your Annual Notice of Change Letter, Trusted Medicare Answers Blog

What You Need to Know About your Annual Notice of Change Letter

It’s that time of year again! The 2020 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) will run from October 15, 2019, to December 7, 2019. During (AEP) you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage. For those enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan or Part D Plan, you should receive your “Annual Notice of Change”

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Prediabetes and Medicare, TMA Blog

Just Been Diagnosed with Prediabetes? This is How You Can Reverse It:

Well, it happened. The scary word “prediabetes” has left the doctors lips, and chances are you’ve probably entered panic mode. This isn’t a death certificate, though, and it’s certainly not a sure-fire indication that you’ll be diagnosed later with actual diabetes.  Here are a few things you should do now that you’ve been diagnosed with

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High Deductible Plans versus Low Deductible Plans, TMA Blog

Where in the World are High Deductible Health Plans?

Well, it’s official. Plan F of Medicare is being retired. We know, please take a moment to quietly wipe the tears away. Okay now that that’s over with, we can start asking some questions. What happens if you’re on plan F right now? Are you going to get kicked off? What will the new plan

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