For all its complexity, Medicare fundamentally boils down to two choices: traditional fee-for-service or the managed care approach of Medicare Advantage.
Starting October 1, you’ll be able to take a sneak peek at plans available in your area.
The flu can be very serious for people who are 65 years and older. A flu shot is your best protection from getting and spreading the virus.
During the pandemic, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is taking Medicare Part B enrollment applications online for working-age people who qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
Medicare beneficiaries are receiving robocalls about “special virus kits.” The scammer asks for your Medicare number so they can send them a “free” test.
Medicare covers lab tests for coronavirus. You pay no out-of-pocket costs when your health care provider orders it. Medicare covers all necesary hospitalizations
Our nation isn’t prepared for this vast demographic shift and its far-reaching consequences.
The Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner and volunteers at the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) program can help.
The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices but it’s providing inaccurate cost estimates,
Open Enrollment ends December 7 Medicare Open Enrollment ends next week on December 7. Don’t wait — now’s your chance to compare and change plans for 2020! Find a Plan Still trying to decide what plan works best for you? Use Medicare’s…
Medicare Open Enrollment is your chance to compare 2020 plans and choose what’s best for you. A mobile-friendly Plan Finder can help you compare plans.
“More than one-third of seriously ill Medicare beneficiaries said they had used up all or most of their savings to pay for their health care”
The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) program, part of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner, can help with choices you may need to make.
Medicare has covered transplant patients who had end-stage renal disease. But coverage ends after 36 months for those younger than 65.
Health insurers that treat millions of seniors have overcharged Medicare by nearly $30 billion the past three years alone.