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Is Medicare Always the Primary Insurance?

Is Medicare Always the Primary Insurance?

As your 65th birthday approaches and you become eligible for Medicare coverage, you might be wondering if Medicare or your existing insurance coverage will be the primary or secondary payer for health care services. We field this question a lot, and the short answer...

Does a Veteran Need Medicare?

Does a Veteran Need Medicare?

A common question from veterans is whether they need Medicare if they already have VA benefits. The short answer to this question is no but with a big caveat. If you already have VA benefits, you are not legally required to enroll in Medicare. However, veterans who...

When is Medicare Open Enrollment?

When is Medicare Open Enrollment?

There are five different Medicare enrollment periods, including Medicare Open Enrollment. Knowing when the Medicare open enrollment window falls allows you to change your Medicare plans to your advantage. What is Medicare Open Enrollment? Also referred to as the...

Medicare Premium Increase 2022: Why You Need to Know

Medicare Premium Increase 2022: Why You Need to Know

Rising prices are a fact of life, and people enrolled in Medicare have come to expect annual premium increases. Because many Medicare beneficiaries live on a fixed income, being aware of increases in Medicare premiums is essential to help you stay on budget. As you...

What Disabilities Qualify for Medicare Under 65?

What Disabilities Qualify for Medicare Under 65?

Did you know that you can potentially be eligible for Medicare years (or even decades) before your 65th birthday? It turns out that some disabilities qualify for Medicare coverage, regardless of how old you are. In this article, you’ll discover which of these...