While Medicare helps millions of beneficiaries with medical costs, it does not pay for everything. Medicare does not cover most routine dental and vision services. It also does not cover hearing aids. They are also not part of the basic coverage of Medicare supplements or Medicare Advantage plans, but some supplements and Advantage plans may… Read More


Medicare approved prescription drug plans, also called Medicare Part D, but they are offered by private┬áhealth insurance companies. If you do not get this coverage when you first become eligible, you may have to pay a late enrollment penalty. All plans have to conform to state and local insurance rules, but they are different because… Read More


Are you ready for 2015 Medicare? Depending upon your needs, you should keep track of some important dates both in 2014 and 2015 to make sure you don’t miss enrollment deadlines. We’ve outlined a schedule of important 2014 and 2015 Medicare dates below. At Trusted Senior Specialists, we want to help you make the most… Read More


One of the positive aspects of health reform on Medicare is the reduction of fraud. In fact, Medicare says that savings from the reduction of waste, abuse, and outright Medicare fraud have helped extend the Medicare Trust Fund for another 15 years. In the past, many senior citizens were duped into cooperating with criminals who… Read More


Loading TSS is staying healthy this flu season. Don't forget to get yours for free as a Medicare beneficiary. #flushot View on Instagram Medicare beneficiaries can start to get free flu shots this season. The Medicare.gov blog posted a friendly reminder today, so don’t forget to schedule yours and stay healthy during the fall and… Read More