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Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

Medicare Part B does cover cataract surgery. It also covers vision correction after cataract surgery, like contacts or glasses. Part B leaves out one important factor, though – routine vision exams. Routine vision exams are not covered under Medicare Part B unless you are a high-risk individual. This can be problematic because it is one […]

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What is the Medicare Donut Hole?

Most Medicare plans that include prescription drug (Part D) coverage have a gap known as the “donut hole” in Medicare. This gap happens between the plan coverage limit and the out-of-pocket maximum. In 2018, that happens from $3,750 to $5,000. The gap between these two numbers is known as the Medicare “donut hole.” Using the […]

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What Medicare Covers: A Caregiver’s Guide

Are you responsible for caring for an aging loved one? As your parents, grandparents, relatives or friends face tough health care decisions and fight various ailments and diseases, they may need your help. Whether it’s providing encouragement, advice or physical assistance, being a caregiver is no easy task. Whatever your role looks like, you will […]

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Your Initial Medicare Enrollment Period

You’ve worked hard for years to earn your Medicare coverage, but there is a limited time to sign up during your Initial Medicare Enrollment Period. You must be 65 years old and a U.S. citizen or legal resident (for 5 or more years). If you’re qualifying for the first time, be sure to spend some […]

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Who Is Eligible For Medicare?

Eligibility is a word you’ve probably heard many times. Perhaps your child was eligible for financial aid, which helped them attend college. Or maybe you’re eligible for discount as your local store thanks to a great rewards program. Or it could just be that you’re eligible to give blood and help save a life. Whatever […]

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