Medicare Part B


May 17, 2016
Medicare Premium

Why Am I Paying More for My Medicare?

Amazed.  Dazed.  Incredulous.  Angry.  Frustrated.  These are words describing people on Medicare who get a nice, neat letter from the Social Security Administration People announcing their […]
November 11, 2016
Medicare Premiums

Medicare Premiums Going up, Benefits Going down in 2017

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2017 premiums for the Medicare inpatient hospital (Part A) and physician and outpatient hospital services […]
November 27, 2016
Medicare Part B Drugs

Medicare Part B vs. Part D Prescription Drugs – Are You in the Right Medicare Plan?

If you’re in the wrong type of Medicare coverage, you may be paying a whole lot of money for prescription drugs billed under Medicare Part B, […]
January 11, 2017
Medicare Deductibles

Medicare Deductibles and How to Avoid Them

Deductibles are essentially flat dollar amounts you must pay before your Medicare benefits kick in.  All told, in 2017 the total Medicare deductibles add up to […]
April 7, 2018
Signing up for Medicare

Eligible for Medicare Soon? Signing up for Original Medicare

If you are age 65, or you soon will be, then you’re probably thinking about enrolling in Medicare for your health care coverage for the very […]
May 3, 2018
Working While On Medicare

When to Elect Medicare Part B If You’re Still Covered by a Group Health Plan

If you will be turning age 65 soon, it is likely that you’ve received a ton of mail in your mailbox about signing up for Medicare. […]
June 28, 2018
Long Term Care Medicare

Medicare’s Long-Term Care Benefits – They May Not Cover Nearly as Much as You Might Think

No one wants to end up in a nursing home.  No one wants to put someone in a nursing home.  But most people are not aware […]
August 11, 2018
Medicare Part B premiums

How Do I Pay for My Medicare Part B Premium?

If you’re age 65 or older, and you are enrolled in Medicare for your health care coverage, then it could be that you are receiving your […]
August 20, 2018
Tobacco Cessation Programs Medicare Part B

Can Medicare Help You to Kick Your Smoking Habit?

If you are a smoker or tobacco user and you’ve ever applied for individual life insurance in the past, then you may already be familiar with […]