Medicare is beginning in April to expand diabetes education and prevention efforts and will pay all expenses of people who qualify for the program. Plus, your Medicare card is about to change.
Medicare Advantage plans are less expensive than a package of original Medicare with a Medigap supplement plan, and often cover additional things that basic Medicare does not cover.
Long before the year in which Social Security will run short of funds, the agency may cease to effectively serve the older and disabled Americans who depend on it for essential benefits.
By Philip Moeller
A reader asks: When money from a legal settlement runs out, how should she get medical and rehab care again?…
Democratic majorities in either the House or Senate would, for the time being, protect against further weakening of these programs, writes columnist Philip Moeller.
By Philip Moeller
A mother writes that the treatment facilities that treat her adult daughter's disorder do not take Medicare. What should they do?…
Seemingly overnight, big changes to Medicare morphed from being an item on various congressional wish lists into reality as part of last week’s budget deal.
If you can afford to suspend your benefits and forego this income, they could be substantially higher by the time you turn 70.
A reader asks: If I opt to start taking the Social Security now, rather than delaying and getting 8 percent annual increases until I'm 70, do I have to sign up for and start paying for Medicare, too?…
Researching the doctors in a Medicare Advantage network is the best way to make sure you don't sign up for a plan and then discover you don't like the care available to you.
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