2022May

May = Melanoma Skin Cancer Detection Month

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May is National Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month. With early detection, skin cancer is easily curable. For older adults, Melanoma detection and early prevention is essential to combating the cancer from growing. Continue reading to learn all about the early signs and how to safely protect your skin in
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2022Apr

Earth Day

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Planet Earth is full of wonders, from the deepest parts of the Mariana Trench to the peak of Mount Everest; we live in a world that yearns to be explored. The United States, our very own backyard, is not lacking in natural diversity; regions of the country are abundant with
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Will Medicare Insurance cover a Mattress?

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Pressure-Reducing Support System Covered with Part B You asked, we answered! With Medicare Part B, pressure-reducing support services are covered, including certain beds (air-fluidized), mattresses, and mattress overlays. What you need to know! Pressure-reducing support services are categorized as durable medical equipment (DME) and therefore must be prescribed by your
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Medicare to Cover 8 Free Over-The-Counter Covid-19 Tests Per Month:

Over-the-counter Covid-19 tests are quickly selling out at pharmacies all over the country. These tests make it possible to self-administer a Covid-19 test without the risk of exposing others or the need to wait in line at a testing facility. Update as of April 4, 2022: Medicare will now cover
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2022Mar

Will Medicare cover oxygen concentrators?

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Oxygen Equipment and Accessories Covered by Medicare Every year, nearly 1.5 million Americans require oxygen therapy in order to improve their quality of life. If you have Medicare coverage, you can rest assured that your oxygen medical equipment will be covered. However, a few rules and regulations must apply to

5 Things to Know Before Retirement:

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Retirement is near with peace and relaxation in your future, but before you officially stop punching the clock we suggest having a few things in order to make the transition into retirement  that much easier. Take stock of your assets and liabilitiesHaving your finances in order before you retire is

Avoiding Part B Penalties

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Penalty fees are never fun to pay and with little awareness of how to avoid them, or that they even exist, you can be left paying far more for your Part B and Part D premiums than originally planned. The easiest ways to avoid these penalties, you ask? We are
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2022Feb

Medicare to Cover At Home Covid-19 Test Kits

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Over-the-counter Covid-19 tests are quickly selling out at pharmacies all over the country. These tests make it possible to self-administer a Covid-19 test without the risk of exposing others or the need to wait in line at a testing facility. Currently, Original Medicare doesn’t cover these tests, but the Centers

Join the Club!

#JoinTheClub! When was the last time you reviewed your Medicare coverage? Did you know that a simple review could potentially save you hundreds of dollars per year? It could also save you a lot of time and hassle in trying to do the research yourself…. A SBS, we have the
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2022Jan

What is Medicare’s “Open Enrollment” Period?

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Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is well known to retirees. Constant television commercials, phone calls, and mailers clutter the lives of millions of Medicare beneficiaries from October through December. But there is a different enrollment period fewer people are aware of. It’s called the Open Enrollment Period (OEP). OEP takes

New Year, New You

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It’s 2022! With the new year under way, we hope you are taking some time to reimagine yourself and find some positive and exciting new year’s resolutions to bring with you into the new year. While we know resolutions can be stressful and hard to implement, we believe they can
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I enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan during the fall, what’s next?

If you enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan (MA) or a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) during Medicare’s Open Enrollment this past fall (Oct 15th – Dec 7th 2021), you may still have a few questions. Here are a few of the most common ones we have received from our clients
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