Are you a senior citizen now? Are you getting social security benefits or RRB benefits already? You are enrolled into Medicare part A and Medicare part B automatically.
If you do not avail Social security benefits then you need to enroll yourself in Medicare during the open enrollment period.
Hurry! This year’s initial enrollment period for Medicare closes on December, 31, 2010.
Make a choice of Health care insurance plans according to your health needs and shift or change the type of plan in this period.
Your Medicare new coverage will start from January 1, 2011.
From 2011, Medicare offers beneficiaries new benefits with the basic ones. The Affordable Care Act has made some improvements in the Medicare insurance plans. You do not have to pay or will pay less deductibles or coinsurance for many preventive services. Medicare offers wellness exam to help you keep healthy. There is improvement Medicare Prescription drug coverage, the gap called as Donut hole is reduced over several years to make prescription drugs affordable.
Call 1-800-Medicare or 1-800-633-4227 to find the Medicare options available in your state or visit www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan
Medicare offers health insurance coverage to all the United States people of 65 years of age. It also offers benefits to young people below 65 years who are disabled or those who require dialysis or kidney transplant with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).Medicare has four parts-Parts A (Hospital Insurance),Part B(Medical Insurance),Part C(Medicare Advantage Plans) and Part D (Medicare Prescription drug coverage).Original Medicare consists of Part A and Part B. You need to choose the Medicare plan by comparing the premiums, cost, coverage, eligibility with plans available in you area.
Extra help and Medicare Savings Programs will help you cover your medical needs of health care and prescription drugs. So don’t miss it, save your expenses.
Official Medicare Site: http://www.medicare.gov
Stop Medicare Fraud: http://www.stopmedicarefraud.gov/
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