Medicare vs. Medicaid | Health Tennessee

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 …

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, …

Mental Health Coverage For Veterans | HealthTN

Mental Health Coverage For Veterans

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Mental Health Coverage For Veterans There is no question that experiencing war, violence, and trauma can leave a person with serious mental health repercussions. Thousands and thousands of brave men and women who risk their lives for our country come back with PTSD, depression, and other serious mental diseases that can significantly weaken quality of life. In most cases, because these …

How To Find Mental Health Coverage | HealthTN

How To Find Mental Health Coverage

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How To Find Mental Health Coverage The Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Coverage Parity law requires that health plans treat mental health benefits the same way they treat medical and surgical benefits. The Affordable Care Act also requires that marketplace health plans cover mental health services, and Medicare and Medicaid plans fall under the same rules. You should never …

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 …

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017 | HealthTN

Family Planning and Birth Control In 2017

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Though health care is changing rapidly, the ACA is still the way for the time being. Do you know which women’s health services are covered in your plan? Family planning and birth control in 2017 is a required benefit with Marketplace plans, Medicaid, and Medicare. Are you taking advantage of the services that are available to you? Marketplace Plans Within …

Health Insurance Terms To Know | HealthTN

Health Insurance Terms To Know

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One of the easiest ways to get confused when you’re searching for health care is to misunderstand what words mean or to confuse two different types of plans or payments. It’s important that you understand what you’re looking at and what you’re buying. These are some of the most commonly used health insurance terms to know: COBRA – Requires that employers cover …

HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs: Know The Differences | HealthTN

HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs: Know The Differences

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Choosing a health care plan can seem like an extremely daunting task. You need to choose an agent, a carrier, and a plan; how much you’re willing to spend, and how much coverage you need. Your agent may ask you about HMOs, PPOs, and EPOs. Do you know the differences? HMOs (Health Maintenance Organizations)  HMOs are good options for those …