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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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Will medicare last till I die> 59?

Yes: Medicare is designed to cover everyone from age 65 and up (until death). It may be used for certain conditions/disabilities before age 65 such as dialysis. ...Read more

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How do medicare health plans work?

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?

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 to go back to regular medicare?

Call 1-800-MEDICARE: Since you're asking about "going back", presumably you now have Medicare Advantage. Check out http://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/medicare-health-plans/medicare-advantage-plans/when-to-join-medicare-advantage-plan.html for info on joining/dropping Medicare Advantage. ...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

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Does medicare health plan work out of the us?

No: Those that are eligible for mc are those that have worked in this country(or are a spouse) and paid into social security for over 11 years. Mc is a us product and not accepted by other countries. Those wit medicare advantage plans, may have coverage out of country, one must look a the coverage offered by the particular plan(like aarp). ...Read more

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Medicare how does one find out if they qualify?

Paid into social sec: Medicare is a benefit one gets from paying into social security in this country or ones spouses benefits. Other ways one becomes eligible for medicare isif one is disabled from kidney disease or .Unless disabled, benefits generally start after age 65. ...Read more

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How much does medicare save on insurance premiums?

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

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Will medicare pay if you need live in housekeeper?

NO: Medicare has 3 parts- a- hospital coverage; b- outpatient doctors visits, and d- prescription coverage. Mc a pays for rehab after hospital; medical equipment and nursing for skilled needs only. Mc does not pay for a home health aide(medicaide does). ...Read more

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Who is eligible for medicare and what does it cost?

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

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Why does medicare start at 65? We can't retire then.

Rule: Anyone who is 65 is eligible for medicare. I don't think retirement has anything to do with it. ...Read more

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How does medicare work with my other health insurance?

Primary: If you are an eligible medicare beneficiary, medicare is the primary payor. All bills will be sent to medicare first. Whatever isn't paid by medicare is sent to your secondary insurance for reimbursement. The remaining after your secondary insurance has processed the claims is your responsibility. Even if you have a medicare advantage plan, the government will process its part of the claim first. ...Read more

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Does medicare in effect send our bills to our children?

All social programs: ...That benefit anyone need to be paid for by someone. It is highly debatable whether or not this is a good or bad thing. It is also not a medical question, but a political one better answered on a forum other than healthtap. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could go back to regular medicare?

Can you tell me how I could go back to regular medicare?

More information: When you say back to regular Medicare, I am not sure what you mean? Were you a previous Medicare enrollee?. Are you disabled? Most 46 Y/O would not be eligible for Medicare. ...Read more

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Is the medicare system really as bleak as it is portrayed?

Not really: Medicare is the best health stability for seniors, covering them in a way that no insurance plan would be likely to. It is expensive, and needs some restructuring but has a very low overhead 1-2% (versus 32-38% for private insurance). Because of the expansion of our seniors, money might become an issue in a few years, and so some changes must be made. ...Read more