Category: Medicare

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period Is Almost Here!

Are you prepared for the Medicare Open Enrollment period? It is an essential time for beneficiaries to review and adjust their healthcare plans. This annual window, which runs from October 15th to December 7th, allows you to make changes to your Medicare coverage. In this blog, we’ll break down the key aspects of the Medicare

 

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End-of-Life Healthcare: A Vital Discussion with Your Doctor

As we mentioned in our blog last week about end-of-life preparations, end-of-life healthcare is an essential topic that often goes undiscussed until it’s too late. Along with your family, engaging in open conversations with your doctor about preparing for end-of-life care is not only responsible but also empowers you to make informed decisions that align

 

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BREAKING NEWS: Medicare Rehabilitation Standards Updated

If you are 65 years or older, then you already know that Medicare is primary health insurance for many. Yet, there has been a recent, but long-awaited, development to help protect certain coverages. The Medicare Fact Sheet has been updated to reflect appropriate standards for Medicare rehabilitation and “plateauing” seniors. So what does this mean

 

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What is Medicare Part A and Is It Free?

Medicare is an immense government health insurance program currently supporting more than 55 million Americans. The program provides support in four main areas known as Parts A-D. These services include hospital care, medical services, Medicare Advantage, and prescription drug coverage, respectively.   Perhaps the most widely used, and taken for granted, aspect of Medicare is

 

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Let the Discussions Begin! Doctors get paid to discuss end-of-life care

Eleven years after the highly publicized Terri Schiavo case, the taboo surrounding conversations regarding death and end-of-life decisions is finally waning.  As Elder Law Attorneys, we frequently initiate end-of-life conversations with our clients in order to properly draft advanced directives, such as Living Wills and Health Care Surrogates. Until recently, health care professionals have either

 

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