What is a Medicare Summary Notice?

Have you received a Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) in the mail? Don’t worry, it’s standard procedure to receive one. Everyone who is covered under Medicare will get an MSN. Your health care providers and hospitals will send their bills for your health care services directly to Medicare. The MSM lists these services. Medicare Summary Notice

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What is the Medicare Part D Penalty?

One of the most important things that Medicare beneficiaries need know is that there is a late-enrollment penalty for Medicare Part A, Part B, and Part D plans. This guide will provide you everything you need to know about the Medicare Part D penalty and how to avoid it. Medicare Part D Penalty: What is

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Welcome to Medicare Visit: What is it?

If you’re new to Medicare, then you may have heard of something called the “Welcome to Medicare Visit.” What exactly is included in your Welcome to Medicare physical (also referred as the Initial Preventive Physical Examination, or IPPE) and how much will it cost? In this article we’ll discuss: Welcome To Medicare Visit Your Welcome

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Does Medicare Cover Flu Shots?

Did you know that the CDC estimates that the flu affects between 9 million and 49 million each year? Over 200,00 people are hospitalized and annual deaths range from 3,000 to 49,000! The flu vaccine is often recommended as the first and best way to prevent the flu virus and its serious complications. But, will

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Does Medicare Cover Colonoscopy?

A colonoscopy is one of the most common cancer screening tests and is extremely helpful in the early detection of colorectal cancer. The question you’re probably asking is, “Does Medicare cover colonoscopy?” What is covered under Medicare and what will they pay? Let’s find out. Does Medicare Cover Colonoscopy? Yes, Medicare will cover all of

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Does Medicare Cover Dental Implants?

Are you one of the many Medicare beneficiaries who are in need of dental implants? You probably have some questions such as, “Does Medicare cover dental implants?” and, “Do Medicare Supplements cover dental implants? Does Medicare Cover Dental Implants? If you have coverage under Medicare, then you are probably enrolled in Medicare Part A and

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Are Medicare Premiums Tax Deductible?

Are Medicare premiums tax deductible? It may be possible to deduct your Medicare premiums from your federal taxes. In this post, we’ll go over the criteria you’ll need to meet in order to save money by deducting Medicare premiums from your taxes. What Medicare premiums will I have to pay?  There are over 60 million Americans currently enrolled in Medicare and

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture?

Does Medicare cover acupuncture treatments? Yes! On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gave notice that acupuncture treatments will be covered to help with chronic low back pain. This is great news for anyone who suffers from chronic low back pain and is looking for an alternative medication painkillers. In

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Can I Laminate My Medicare Card?

A question that we frequently receive is, “Can I laminate my Medicare card?” It’s an important question because you don’t want to invalidate your card by altering it. Your Social Security card, Driver’s License and Medicare card are a few of the most important types of identification you have.  If you’re a Medicare beneficiary, you

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