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Medicare vs Medicaid – What is the Difference?

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Medicare Versus Medicaid: What’s the Difference? It is easy to confuse these two terms, and while they may share many similarities, there are also some fundamental differences between the two. Medicare is a federal government-sponsored healthcare plan that is available to all Tennessee residents and United States citizens 65 years or older who have been a legal resident of the …

The 4 Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs)

The 4 Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs)

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The 4 Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) Did know that thousands of Medicare beneficiaries around the country are eligible for Medicare Savings Programs and don’t even know it? It’s true! We’ve outlined the four most common Medicare Savings Programs so you can take a look and figured out whether or not you’re eligible. If you think you may be missing out …

Are You Eligible for TennCare? | HealthTN.com

Are You Eligible for TennCare?

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Are You Eligible for TennCare? What is TennCare? TennCare is the state Medicaid program in Tennessee administered jointly by the federal government and the Tennessee state government. TennCare was established in 1994 under a federal waiver that authorized states to come up with their own Medicaid rules. TennCare serves low-income families, individuals, and children who need help paying their medical …

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Unemployed on Obamacare (FAQ): Do withdrawals from my IRA or 401k count as income?

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What is considered income for Obamacare Subsidies? Do you qualify for Obamacare Subsidies (tax credits)? Government-sponsored health care savings are based on your predicted household income for the following year (not your income from the past year). Household means that (in most cases), you, your spouse, and any dependents who live in your household are included, even if your family …

How To Switch From Marketplace To Medicare | HealthTN

How To Switch From Marketplace To Medicare

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How To Switch From Marketplace To Medicare Are you turning 65 soon? It’s time to start thinking about Medicare. You can keep your Marketplace plan until you decide to enroll in Medicare. Then, to avoid a lapse in coverage, you can cancel your marketplace coverage at the same time that your Medicare starts. If you don’t start Medicare, you’ll face …

Understanding The Parts Of Medicare | HealthTN

Understanding The Parts Of Medicare

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Understanding The Parts Of Medicare Are you or a loved one ready to enroll in Medicare? Medicare has several different parts and it can be confusing to figure out what you need. That’s why we’re going to break it down quickly for you today. When you’re ready, you can schedule a free appointment with our sister company, Medicare Health Benefits, …

When Can You Enroll In Medicare? | HealthTN

When Can You Enroll In Medicare?

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When Can You Enroll In Medicare? Did you know that we’re partnered with Medicare Plan Finder to help Medicare beneficiaries make sure they’re getting the best coverage? There’s a catch, though…you can only enroll in Medicare during certain times of the year. Use this guide to help you figure out when you can enroll, then give Medicare Plan Finder a …

The Real Benefits of Emotional Support Animals | HealthTN

The Real Benefits of Emotional Support Animals

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The Real Benefits of Emotional Support Animals In the past few years, ESA pets, or emotional¬†support animals, have become a heated topic of discussion and in some cases, a controversy.¬† Some people who don’t truly need ESAs are taking advantage of certain rules and bringing their “certified” animals into public establishments. However, for the people who really need them, ESAs …

Best Tennessee Summer Hikes | HealthTN

Best Tennessee Summer Hikes

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Best Tennessee Summer Hikes It’s easier to stay healthy and physically active during the summer because there are so many fun and beautiful hikes you can experience! As long as you remember summer health tips like: bring along lots of water, wear sunscreen, take breaks, and bring healthy snacks, you’ll have a great time and make wonderful memories. These are …

Healthiest Sunscreens To Use This Summer | HealthTN

Healthiest Sunscreens To Use This Summer

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Healthiest Sunscreens To Use This Summer Do you know the dangers of sun exposure? The lightest sunburn can lead to permanent skin damage! It’s easy to grab a bottle of sunscreen off the drugstore shelf and think you’re covered, but not all sunscreens are created equally. Some commercial sunscreens contain chemicals that do more harm than good for your skin …