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Does Medicare cover dental?

Medicare insurance plans can be confusing, especially if you’re trying to figure out what’s covered. Unfortunately, Original Medicare does not include dental coverage. However, there are some auxiliary Medicare coverage options for dental. Knowing the options available in your area will help you make informed decisions about your health care and budget. Original Medicare Original…


Understanding the ANOC (Annual Notice of Change)

Each year in September, anyone enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (Part C) or Prescription Drug (Part D) plan receives an Annual Notice of Change (ANOC). While you may be tempted to toss it with your other junk mail, this is an important piece of information you should review. The ANOC is sent by your insurance…

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Annual Enrollment Period Basics

There are various Medicare enrollment periods throughout the year. Let’s go over the basics of the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), the changes you can make during this time, and where to get help if you have questions. What is Medicare AEP? AEP is the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period is also…

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5 Things to know about the Medicare Initial Enrollment Period

The Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) for Medicare is essential to starting your Medicare coverage on the right foot. Whether or not you plan to retire at 65, it’s important to know about your IEP to set yourself up for success in the future. Here are 5 things to know: IEP is your ideal time to…

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6 Things to Know about Medicare Networks

Networks are often a confusing topic for beneficiaries of any type of insurance. Here are answers to six of the most common questions we receive about networks. 1. What is an HMO? HMO stands for Health Maintenance Organization. This network type is limited. If you visit a doctor, health care provider, or hospital outside of…

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Do All Hospitals Accept Medicare?

At some point in their lives, everyone needs hospital care. It’s important to know the ins and outs of Medicare so that you understand the hospital coverage and benefits you receive as a Medicare beneficiary. Not all hospitals accept Medicare, but luckily, the vast majority of hospitals do. Because there are a few exceptions nationwide,…

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