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Medicare covers a wide range of services to keep people healthy as they age. Learn more about the different parts of Medicare, enrollment, costs, and what services Medicare does and does not cover.

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Benefits Enrollment Centers (BECs) help Medicare-eligible, low-income older adults and younger adults with disabilities find and enroll in all the benefits programs for which they qualify.

May 19, 2022

How Do Benefits Enrollment Centers Help Older Adults?

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Apr 18, 2022

Alzheimer's Drug Aduhelm Narrowly Covered by Medicare

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Jan 26, 2022

Medicaid and Medicare Savings Programs

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A black female pharmacist is returning the credit card to female senior woman after receiving the payment.

Jan 20, 2022

Medicare Part D: How to Get 'Extra Help' Paying for Prescriptions

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Dec 22, 2021

How to Avoid the Medicare Part D Donut Hole

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A hundred dollar bill, with Ben Franklin showing through, is surrounded with prescription pills.

Dec 10, 2021

What Are the Costs of Medicare Advantage?

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A senior Hispanic woman is receiving her COVID vaccine at home.

Dec 2, 2021

How to Get the COVID Vaccine and Booster to Homebound Older Adults

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A senior Hispanic woman is getting her pneumonia vaccine.

Nov 23, 2021

Does Medicare Cover the Pneumonia Vaccine?

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Nov 1, 2021

What Medicare Part D Costs in 2022

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Older Hispanic man getting mail out of his mailbox outside.

Sep 28, 2021

Junk or Not? How to Sort Your Medicare Mail

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Sep 15, 2021

Turning 65? Follow Your Path to Medicare

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Sep 15, 2021

Medicare and the Marketplace: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Aug 31, 2021

Checklist to Help You Choose a Medicare Part D Plan

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Aug 30, 2021

Medicare Enrollment Periods

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A middle aged man, along with his young son, is taking a stroll in the park with his elderly father that's using a walker.

Aug 27, 2021

Common Questions and Answers for Caregivers About Medicare Open Enrollment

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Jul 29, 2021

It's Medicare's 56th Birthday. A Time for Reflection. A Time for Change.

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Jul 17, 2021

Obesity Treatment and Medicare: A Guide to Understanding Coverage

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A senior Caucasian woman is listening to her healthcare options from a Black female doctor.

Jul 16, 2021

Choice Error: How Choosing A Medicare Plan Could Impact Your Finances and Health

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A senior Caucasian man is at his doctor's office receiving a wellness exam. The Black doctor is examining the man's throat.

Jul 7, 2021

Using Medicare Benefits Post-COVID

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An older aged woman is sitting at her dining table, talking on her cell while also paying medical bills.

May 7, 2021

What Is Medicare and How Do I Get Started?

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An older man holds a nest that contains two golden eggs and a blank social security card.

Jan 7, 2021

Early Social Security Retirement: A Losing Proposition?

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Senior sorts through daily prescriptions and places them into a daily pill container.

Aug 18, 2020

How to Save Money on Medications

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An older woman is supporting her senior husband while measuring blood pressure and looking at his medication.

Apr 2, 2020

Ensuring Access to Needed Medications During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nov 23, 2019

About the Medicare General Enrollment Period

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A senior man is looking up, where many question marks surround him - indicating that he's trying to make a decision.

Oct 31, 2019

How to Choose a Medicare Plan During Open Enrollment

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A masked postal worker in New York City holds a canvas bag full of mail and is loading it into his vehicle before heading out for the day.

May 12, 2019

Medicare for Federal and State Employees and Retirees

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Older Caucasian couple reviewing medical information with doctor on a tablet.

Mar 30, 2019

Differences Between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage

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Nov 1, 2018

Understanding the Medicare Enrollment Periods

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A senior Caucasian woman is having her blood pressure checked while receiving care in her home.

Mar 28, 2018

4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease Using Medicare

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