How to Find Good Home Health Care

Besides the fact that many elderly people would prefer to stay at home, home health care can be a good alternative to a facility. Home health care agencies can provide a variety of different services to fulfill the needs of different clients. For example, some elderly people may only need light assistance with routine needs, but others might…

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How to Estimate Home Health Care Costs by State

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…

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Home Health Care and Medicare

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…

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How to Complain About Medicare Providers

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.  …

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Dental Coverage With Medicare

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.…

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How Social Security Impacts Your Medicare Premium

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…

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What if You Don’t Get Medicare Part A for Free?

The vast majority of retirees in the U.S. qualify for Medicare because either they or a spouse have enough work credits. This means that these qualified individuals pay no premium for Part A and a modest premium for Part B. However, some people don’t qualify, and this is usually because they immigrated to the United…

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