What Does Medicare Dental Cover?

What Does Medicare Dental Cover? Your teeth are important. They help you eat, speak, and smile with confidence. And keeping them healthy requires regular care and attention. While Medicare provides coverage for many health-related services, it does not cover most dental services. This article will explore what Medicare dental covers and does not cover and what options may be available for individuals looking for dental coverage under Medicare. What Medicare Plans Cover Dental? Medicare Advantage plans (also known as Part C) may

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids? According to government statistics, nearly 30 million U.S. adults could benefit from hearing aids. Age is the primary factor in predicting hearing loss, with individuals between 60 and 69 most at risk. However, not all individuals who require hearing aids use them. In fact, among seniors aged 70 and older who could benefit from Medicare hearing aids, less than one in three have ever used them. For those who are just starting to research hearing aids,

What is a Medicare Advantage Plan?

What is a Medicare Advantage Plan? The Medicare Advantage Plan, also known as Medicare Part C, is a type of health insurance offered by private insurance companies that contract with the federal government to provide Medicare benefits to eligible individuals. It is an alternative to Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and B). It typically includes additional benefits not covered under Original Medicare, such as prescription drug coverage and routine vision and hearing services. In this blog post, we’ll explain the Medicare

What Do I Need to Do Before Turning 65?

What Do I Need to Do Before Turning 65? Do you know what you need to do before turning 65? At age 65, you may have various plans and aspirations, such as spending time with grandchildren, retiring, or taking a long-awaited trip. However, 65 also marks an important milestone for your healthcare as it is the age when you become eligible for Medicare coverage options. Medicare is a government-funded health insurance program that provides hospital insurance (Part A) and medical insurance

How Do Tricare and Medicare Work Together?

How Do Tricare and Medicare Work Together? With so many changes to healthcare happening lately, it takes time to keep up with what’s covered and what needs to be covered. Tricare and Medicare are two government-sponsored health insurance programs that work together to provide coverage for American citizens. Both programs have their own eligibility requirements, benefits, and providers, but beneficiaries who are eligible for both programs can use them to help pay for their healthcare costs.  But how do they

What is the Medicare Open Enrollment Period?

What is the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is the year when people with Medicare can choose or change their health and prescription drug coverage for the following year. If you’re happy with your current coverage, you don’t need to do anything during Open Enrollment. But if you want to make changes, now is the time! Here’s what you need to know about the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. When Does the Medicare Open

What is the process of applying for Medicare and Medicaid if you already receive disability benefits?

What is the process of applying for Medicare and Medicaid if you already receive disability benefits? Senior Healthcare Advisors What is Medicaid? Medicaid offers healthcare coverage to low-income and disabled citizens of the United States. Each state determines the coverage details, but every state has to offer certain services, including hospital services and specific doctors.  You can also get coverage from both Medicaid and Medicare. If you meet the qualifications, Medicaid can help you pay for your Medicare coinsurance,

Don’t Miss The Enrollment Period

Don’t Miss The Enrollment Period Now’s Your Chance! Annual Enrollment started on October 15th. The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is the time of year when you, as a beneficiary, can change your current coverage. AEP runs from October 15th to December 7th. Before AEP starts in October, the plans wait to update pending new Medicare guidelines, allowing you to check around and make sure you choose the plan that best meets your needs. Our FREE, no obligation consultation outlines all of the different

Vitamin B: Health Benefits Backed by Science

Vitamin B: Health Benefits Backed by Science Part 2 of the Senior Healthcare Advisors Health Information Series on Vitamins By Dr. Marilyn Fieldf : Senior Healthcare Advisors ***All B vitamins are water soluble, meaning the body does not store them. Water-soluble vitamins are carried through the bloodstream, and whatever is not needed passes out of the body in urine*** Good health is tied to good nutrition, as well as treatment and prevention of many conditions. Taking the right recommended dosage of vitamins every day