Can Medicare Advantage plans have $0 premiums for some people?

Get health coverage with low Medicare Advantage premiums.

When you start to look at Medicare enrollment options, the whole process may seem expensive and confusing. You might be shocked to learn that some Medicare Advantage plans have no monthly premium, depending upon eligibility. That’s right — some of the Medicare Advantage medical plans have a $0 monthly plan premium! These plans may even…

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How to avoid the Part D penalty

Part D

Late penalties apply to two Medicare programs: Medicare Part B and Medicare Part D. Sometimes, enrolling late in either of these Parts can lead to penalties — some are even permanent. When it comes to Part D, there is a monthly penalty that can last the entire time you are enrolled in Medicare! Fortunately, there…

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Do All Hospitals Accept Medicare?

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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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How Much Does Medicare Pay For Surgery?

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Many of us experience anxiety when preparing for surgery. The last thing we want to think about is our financial situation. However, it’s important to prepare for the probability of out-of-pocket costs. Luckily, Medicare is there to help reduce your bill (and stress level). Let’s take a look at your possible out-of-pocket costs for surgery…

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