Medicare Vision Coverage

Loss of vision among the elderly is a growing Medicare health coverage challenge as baby-boomers age and move closer to retirement.  The most common causes of vision loss among the elderly are macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy. One in three elderly persons has some form of vision-reducing eye disease by the age of 65. [...]

Medicare Supplemental vs. Medicare Advantage Plans

The following are the five choices you have when deciding on the type of coverage as a Medicare recipient: Original Medicare Medicare Advantage Plan Original Medicare+ Supplemental (Gap) Insurance Original Medicare+ Prescription Drug Plan Original Medicare+ Supplemental (Gap) Insurance + Prescription Drug Plan Here’s another way to look at it:   Original Medicare (Medicare Part [...]

Health Insurance Exchanges Will Transform Market

Health insurance exchanges will change the way people buy coverage and will help millions of uninsured people get a private plan. Nearly 49 million people are uninsured in the United States, but the numbers vary dramatically by state. Exchanges will be the most visible part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law in everyday [...]

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