The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, requires Social Security to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019.
A post came through my Facebook news feed about Medicare and I started reading some of the comments and I was really surprised.
Effective March 7, 2017, all hospitals and critical access hospitals must issue a standardized Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) under certain circumstances.
Many people don’t know, but Medicare does have a free, secure online service for you to access personalized information about your Medicare benefits and services.
What many people do not know is that Medicare has a State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) that has been available since the early 1990’s. I have seen different dates ranging from 1988 to 1992 so I say the early ’90’s. Now, the Senate Appropriations Committee is eliminating the program for 2017 by cutting its …
Turning 65 during 2016? You are eligible for Medicare and you have a few choices. But what should you sign up for?
Many people believe that as soon as they turn 65 they are enrolled in Medicare. Well, that is not accurate.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy has a petition for you to sign to remind CMS that Medicare should cover medically necessary oral health care.
Medicare Tips for Seniors is back and ready to blog again.
Did you know that there are Medicare programs to help subsidize the cost of your Part B premium, co-payments, medication, deductibles, etc.?