Why Do Social Security and Medicare Pose Problems for the Federal Government Budget?

Why Do Social Security and Medicare Pose Problems for the Federal Government Budget?

Why do Social Security and Medicare pose problems for the federal government budget? Because of demographic changes, the United States Social Security system is going to face financial problems in the upcoming years. With life expectancy increasing and health care improvements, the U.S. population is simply living longer. Right now, 12% of the U.S. total…

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Does Medicare Pay for COVID-19 Testing & Services?

Does Medicare Pay for COVID-19 testing & services? I bet you’re a bit like me and like to know when there are changes to your health coverage. Staying informed about Medicare is important – maybe now more than ever. In this post, I’ll review changes to your Medicare benefits (including COVID-19) and show you how…

Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery & Eye Exams?
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Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery & Eye Exams?

Want to know more about Medicare vision and what’s covered (and what’s not)? Let me guess. You’re probably wondering: Good news — We’re going to answer all these questions about Medicare vision coverage, surgeries and more. Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery? Does Medicare cover eye surgery? Medicare will cover your cataract surgery as long as it is…

Does Medicare cover hearing aids and exams?
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Does Medicare cover hearing aids and exams?

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids? Hearing loss is a fairly common occurrence as you get older. Buying a hearing aid can be extremely beneficial if this occurs. The big question beneficiaries want to know is: Does Medicare cover hearing aids? Unfortunately, the answer is no. Medicare is pretty clear about hearing aid coverage on their…

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Why Does The Cost Of Medicare Supplement Insurance Increase?

Cost Of Supplemental Medicare Insurance The insurance premiums for Medicare Supplement insurance varies from company to company, but often times they will increase no matter who you choose as your insurance company. Are you new to Original Medicare? Are you losing employer or retiree benefits? Are you looking to change Medigap plans? You may be in…