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Will medicare let me keep my former drug coverage?

Will medicare let me keep my former drug coverage?

Depends: Depending upon your actual insurance the coverage of your medicines may change. Some hmos have better coverage thanpart d medicare for medicines. Most insurances have a set of common drugs or generics that are covered you may be switched to others that do the same. Read more

Dr. John Gore
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Medicare (Definition)

Medicare is a federal program that pays for certain health care expenses of individuals who are 65 years or older. It is divided into three parts, with Part A covering hospital bills, Part B covering doctor bills, and Part C providing the option to choose from a package of health care plans. Individuals who have Medicare ...Read more


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What are the differences, types of medicare coverage?

What are the differences, types of medicare coverage?

Tradtional vs HMO: Tradional medicare is where you have the gov't sponsored plan that pays 80% of your doctor visits. Often a "medi-gap" insurance is needed to cover you for the remaining 20%.
Or one can opt into a medicare hmo where you will have various co-payments, and restrictions. Tradional medicare does not require referrals and one is not restricted to a specific insurance network. Read more

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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage?

Non medicare rx plan: If you are on medicare there is no drug plan you can buy exept medicare part d.And if you are not on medicare only drug coverage available is if you have a medical insurance plan. No company sells just drug plan insurance. Read more

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Is it true that medicare can deny coverage if you leave a hospital against medical advice?

Myth.: Unfortunately, this one of these myths perpetuated in medical culture. I have heard physicians and discharge planners say it, and thought it to be true as well (at least for some private insurers). A study done at least for er visits, show that this is false: http://tinyurl. Com/7aq5bmg. If a doctor deems that it's not medically necessary for you to be inpatient, then medicare can deny coverage. Read more

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Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Not currently: The goal of the right wing is to completly eliminate all entitlements: medicare, social security, all forms of welfare and use the money saved to pay for cuts in the taxes of the wealthy. This includes the drug coverage. As long as a significant percentage of the population believes in this and votes like minded people in office, then that is the future. Is this your goal? Read more

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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage better?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www. Usmedicare. Com. Read more

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What are the worst aspects of medicare prescription drug coverage?

Worst of medicareRX: There are many bad aspect of rx plans
1 these plans are run by for profit insurance companies and they cover the cheapest generic drugs and change formularies every year based on the cost to maximise their profits
2there are so many plans and it is difficult to decide which to join
3you pay monthly premiums
4there is copayment or dedudctible
5 the worst is there is a coverage gap (donut hole). Read more

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Does medicare provide dental coverage for retired americans?

Special cases: Generally medicare does not cover routine dental care, including fillings, extractions, dentures, etc. See the following site for cases where medicare will cover: http://www. Medicare. Com/services-and-procedures/dental/medicare-and-dental-plans. Html
for routine care, one needs a dental care/discount plan. Clinics at dental schools may offer services at reduced rates. Read more

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How do I find out what doctor to go to for medicare coverage?

Call doctor office: The logical thought would be to call
whatever doctor you would like to see and
see if they participate in the medicare
program
unfortunately in the near future things
are likely going to be even more difficult. Read more

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Question about medicare prescription drug coverage? What age if disabled?

Medicare D: If you qualify for medicare, even if via disability before 65, you can pay for medicare d, the drug plan though medicare. Depending on the program, monthly premiums vary. There is a maximum allowance per year, after which you will pay 100% of the cost of meds (the donut hole), until you come out to the catastrophic level. There is a rebate through obam care to try to close that hole. Read more

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Does medicare prescription drug coverage have the limitation that none if living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. Read more

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Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. Read more

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I was told to go to physical therapy. My doctor told me to check into getting medicare coverage. How?

Please check: Once you received rx for physical therapy, please check if you have gap coverage for outpatient physical therapy session. It means that medicare only allow at least $1900 per year just for physical therapy (and speech therapy combined - no joke). The physical therapist will tell you if the gap coverage is used up and will eventually charge you privately or free as professional courtesy. Read more

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Advanced cardiac issues- how can a patient obtain treatment w/o health insurance or medicare coverage while waiting 2 yrs. For the ssi/cal program?

FQHC: Seek out a fqhc near you. Federally qualified health centers are the best places for uninsured or underinsured patients to recieve their care. Read more

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How do medicare health plans work?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www. Usmedicare. Com. Read more

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How can I know how to use medicare?

Go to Medicare. Gov: The government's own website is : medicare. Gov and has all the information you may need. For example, what preventative services are covered under medicare is comprehensive at this web site. Read more

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How can I apply online for medicare?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www. Usmedicare. Com. Read more

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Do medicare benefits cost me anything?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www. Usmedicare. Com. Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more