Some people assume that they can save money on health or nursing services for seniors by keeping them at home and just hiring a home health care agency to fill in the gaps. There is some logic to this. Family members might chip in by providing some housekeeping and supervision, and home health care agencies can… Read More

Some elderly people would prefer to stay in their homes when they need additional care, and Medicare does cover some home health care services. The type of services that are likely to be covered by either Medicare or Medicare insurance can be confusing to beneficiaries and families because most agencies provide a variety of different… Read More

Medicare wants to protect all beneficiaries. However, the official government organization can’t be everywhere all the time. They do take complaints from seniors and disabled people very seriously. If you have concerns about the care quality that you got from any provider, you should know that Medicare really does want to hear from you.  … Read More

Open enrollment dates are approaching quickly. This is the time when you can sign up for new Medicare Advantage and Part D drug plans. During this time, you may have the chance to speak with a lot of different people about your Medicare benefits. While the vast majority of these people are licensed agents who… Read More

Millions of U.S. beneficiaries rely upon their Medicare benefits to provide them with very broad health coverage. However, it is a mistake to assume that this coverage extends to most routine dental services. In fact, dental coverage under Medicare is very limited. You can read about this limited Medicare dental coverage on the official website.… Read More

In 2015, most references claim that Medicare Part B premiums cost $104.90 a month. While it is true that the majority of people pay this amount, there are really 5 different levels of payment for people of different incomes. These range from $42 to $203.80, depending mostly upon income. However, it is not just income that might… Read More