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Most seniors rely on Medicare to provide their health insurance coverage. In 2015, 16.3 percent of all people in the United States were covered by Medicare1. That number continues to grow as our population ages.

Medicare does not cover everything. Medicare is divided into three parts: Part A, Part B, and Part D. In general […]

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President Obama, Nov. 2, signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a two-year budget deal. The legislation raises the federal debt limit and is paid for in part by provisions eliminating two Social Security retirement benefit claiming strategies, a provision to prevent a significant increase in Medicare Part B premiums for some, and […]

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The cost of medical expenses is rising and thus users across the board (not just 30% of them) could see their premiums rise by some amount.

Articles have been circulating recently telling retirees their Medicare Part B premiums may be increasing by 50% in 2016. The premium increase is expected to affect about 30% of […]

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Lately I’ve spoken with SO many people who are extremely confused about their Medicare benefits – especially Part D (prescriptions)!  So I thought I would try to provide some information to help you manage your way through the Medicare maze…..

Close to 50 million Americans are enrolled in Medicare, and that number will continue to increase as […]

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