Every American gets Medicare coverage when they turn 65. However, there are different versions of Medicare, each with its own unique rules. That can be confusing because the financial impacts of each are different also. Let’s take a better look at this. Pennsylvania National Guard via Compfight Medicare has 4 coverage options, with different rules […]

Medigap operates as a form of supplemental insurance to Medicare. On its own, Medicare leaves gaps in coverage, causing the benefactors to pay copayments and deductibles out-of-pocket. These charges and fees can become quite costly over time. For this reason, Medigap was created to cover those extra expenses. Jon Rawlinson via Compfight This additional insurance […]

Good news regarding generic prescription medications: they can help Medicare beneficiaries save money. In fact, use of generic drugs throughout the United States has saved consumers as well as health care in excess of $900 billion over the last 10 years, according to the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA). “From what I understand, the analysis shows […]

Medicare is an important resource for health insurance for almost 45 million Americans. Today, practically all individuals over the age 65 are covered by Medicare. Previous to Medicare, approximately half of all seniors did not have health insurance coverage. Although Medicare is a popular program for many years, it now faces numerous challenges and issues […]

By now everyone in the country knows that there’s an assault on Medicare as we know it. Just the words I used above probably tells my opinion on all of this. But a little background is necessary. Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the same state that just emasculated unions in an illegal fashion, has come […]

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