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Useful Medicare Information

 
What is Medicare?


Individuals that are 65 and older, have certain disabilities or have permanent kidney failure can usually obtain health insurance coverage through Medicare.

It's important to know the different parts of Medicare coverage, your Medicare rights and protections, and how to find the right plans to reduce your Medicare out of pocket costs.

Assistance for Seniors


For those individuals with limited income or suffer from chronic conditions, the government provides assistance to Medicare benificiaries in need.

The Right Medicare Plan for You


With many Medicare Plan Options available, it can be difficult to find the right health plan for your medical needs.

At HealthPocket, we provide you the tools to help you find the right Medicare plan in order to minimize your out of pocket Medicare costs.

Recent Health Insurance InfoStats

97% of Medicare Advantage Plans Provide Additional Benefits

HealthPocket compared the prevalence of additional vision, hearing, and dental benefits in 2013 and 2014 Medicare Advantage plans.

Medicare Advantage Often Cheapest Option for New Medicare Enrollees

When combining all money spent on insurance premiums as well as out-of-pocket costs, Medicare Advantage was 19% less than Original Medicare with a prescription drug plan and 45%

8 City Study Finds Obamacare Subsidy Gap for Young Adults

HealthPocket analyzed subsidy eligibility for 18-34 year olds across 8 cities and found a subsidy gap where income eligibility for subsidies was 41% narrower than the maximum allowed by law.

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Why the Enrollment Story Hasn’t Ended

Along with the rest of America, I would like end of the ACA’s Open Enrollment Period to turn our collective attention to matters other than the endless political fighting over healthcare reform. Sports, international trade practices, the appropriate use of the Oxford comma – anything. However, April is the cruelest month and the stories associated […]

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Medicare Advantage, Medigap, or Original Medicare

HealthPocket released our latest InfoStat this morning. The topic was a comparison of the annual premium and out-of-pocket costs for the three main insurance coverage options facing people who become eligible for the Medicare program: Original Medicare Parts A & B + a stand-alone Medicare prescription drug plan Medigap Plan F + Original Medicare Parts A […]

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