Posts Tagged ‘Medicare Advantage’

Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Expanding In 2020

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Medicare Advantage (MA) benefits will be expanding in 2020. This will be the second consecutive year that the Centers For Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), will be increasing benefits to its subscribers. The expanded benefits include home meal deliveries, transportation services, and even some housecleaning.   Indeed, with these new policies, MA plans in 2020 will…

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3 Things to Do during Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Every year, you have the opportunity to review and, if you desire, to change Parts A, B and D of your Medicare plan. The time to do this is during the Open Enrollment Period, which runs from October 15 through December 7. Any changes you make during that time will be effective January 1, 2019.…

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Medicare Advantage Offers New Advantages

As the Medicare Open Enrollment Period approaches, on October 15, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released information that shows Medicare Advantage is providing better coverage at lower prices. Medicare Advantage is a type of Medicare plan that is more similar to traditional medical insurance. Medicare Advantage plans are offered by private…

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Medicare Advantage to Include New Benefits

Medicare Advantage is an alternative to traditional Medicare and is chosen by one third of Medicare beneficiaries. Offered by private insurance companies, Medicare Advantage covers (at a cost) “primarily health-related benefits.” But what is the definition of “health-related”? People with asthma benefit from the air filtering properties of air-conditioners, but does that mean that an…

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