Medicare

guaranteed issue rights with Medicare

What are Guaranteed Issue Rights With Medicare?

An unfortunate situation beneficiaries can often find themselves in is being subject to underwriting. Underwriting is when an insurance company gathers information about you, and can then hike up the price of your premiums, or even deny you coverage entirely, because of pre-existing conditions. Because of underwriting, beneficiaries may be left without the insurance they …

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Medicare Star Rating System

Can I Use the Medicare Star Rating System to Help Me Compare Plans?

When it comes to choosing your Medicare health plan, the number of choices available can quickly become overwhelming. To prevent yourself from decision paralysis, you can take advantage of the Medicare Star Rating System to help you find the Medicare plan that’s right for you. What is the Medicare Star Rating System? The Centers for …

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Does Medicare Cover Medical Transportation?

Many seniors may have difficulty getting to their doctor or primary care physician. As a Medicare beneficiary, there are important things you need to know about how Medicare covers medical transportation. Medicare and Medical Transportation Enrollees who have had a sudden health crisis or accident will need emergency transportation if their health is in danger. …

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What Inpatient Services Will Medicare Cover?

Under Original Medicare, you get coverage for inpatient healthcare services, specifically under Medicare Part A. Medicare Part A covers inpatient care received in facilities such as hospitals or skilled nursing facilities. It is important to note that Part A does not offer coverage for long-term care or custodial care.  In this guide, we’ll explain the …

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