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 …

Telehealth and Telemedicine: The Way Of The Future | HealthTN

Telehealth & Telemedicine: The Way Of The Future

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Telehealth & Telemedicine: The Way Of The Future Telehealth and telemedicine allow patients to access quality health care when they have a hard time getting to a provider’s place of business. What began as a way for patients in rural areas to access doctors has become a way for anyone who is very sick or does not have reliable transportation to …

Medical Medijuana For Seniors | HealthTN

Medical Marijuana For Seniors

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Medical Marijuana For Seniors How much do you know about medical marijuana? More and more seniors are starting to look for access to marijuana for help with pain management and other ailments. Scientists and medical professionals are constantly researching the topic, and lawmakers are constantly arguing over its legality, but one truth has remained constant: there are people who benefit …

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement | HealthTN.com

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplement

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The question comes up at least once a day – which is the better plan?  You are going to have to make a decision on which Medicare option is best for your needs, so you need to first understand the basics of Medicare Supplement (Medigap) and the Medicare Advantage plans. These are very different insurance plans with distinct benefits. The …

When is Medicare Annual Election Period? | HealthTN.com

When is Medicare Annual Election Period?

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[iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/SblQcevXNKM?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen] Medicare Annual Election Period If you want to change Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) or Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) plans, the best time to do so is during the Annual Election Period (also called Open Enrollment Period), which runs from October 15 to December 7 each year. During that period, you can: …

What is the “Donut-Hole”?

What is the “Donut Hole”?

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If you aren’t familiar with Medicare, it is a health insurance program for people 65 or older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure). People with Medicare have the option of paying a monthly premium for outpatient prescription drug coverage. This prescription drug coverage is called Medicare Part D and it has …

[Video] What to Know About Getting Your Prescription Drugs

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[iframe src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/Ue4Hde0Q_uw” embed” width=”780″ height=”439″ allowfullscreen] If you’re unable to watch the video above, you may read the video transcript below. To find out which drugs your insurance plan covers, visit your insurer’s website to review a list of covered drugs, check your “Summary of Benefits and Coverage,” call your insurer directly to find out what’s covered, or review your coverage …