Medicare Myths

March 6, 2013 § Leave a comment

Over 46 millions older or disabled Americans are covered by Medicare.  Yet, there are still misconceptions about the program that provides health care coverage to this vast number of Americans.  To those approaching Medicare eligibility age (65), it’s important to understand the programs.  In our blog, we will cover several misconceptions cover the next few weeks.

#1 THERE IS ONE MEDICARE PROGRAM

Medicare has several different programs, designated as “Parts,” with different types of coverage, limitations, and payment provisions.  Medicare Part A covers hospital, home health and rehabilitation services.  As long as you are eligible to receive Social Security retirement benefits, there is no premium for Part A coverage, and generally no co-pays or deductibles.   « Read the rest of this entry »

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