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Medicare Part A offers a very limited amount of dental care. This is limited to coverage in the hospital for emergency or complicated dental procedures. Do not expect Medicare Part A to pay for you to see your dentist for a scheduled visit. None of the typical dental procedures are covered by Medicare Part A,

Worst Kind of Medicare Insurance Agent You probably developed a B* detector that will spot the worst kind of agent long before you had any interest in Medicare. Your gut talks to you when faced with a fast-talking, slick salesperson who only has his or short-term interest in mind. If you can’t literally see their

A $0 premium Medicare Advantage Plan is very attractive to many. For others sounds too good to be true. Many just have a hard time wrapping their heads around the concept. Over 83% of our Connecticut Medicare-eligible clients who are eligible for Medicare will enroll in one of these plans. This is true, even when

Late last year, I sat at the dining room table of a couple I’ve helped for the last several years. Mr. C is 75. He still drives a limousine. Mrs. C always has a smile on her face and in her eyes. She doesn’t look it (maybe because of her ever-present smile), but she is

What if You Miss Your Medicare Enrollment Deadline? If you miss your deadlines you may have a long time without proper coverage. A hospital stay at the wrong time could mercilessly destroy your savings, ruin your credit or worse. You might not be told “no” when you need an important medical procedure done during a

If you qualify for Veterans Administration benefits, thank you for serving our country. Thank you for giving people like me the unearned luxury of taking for granted the freedoms we have here. I also want to apologize for how often I’ve taken your service for granted. Is Coverage from the Veterans Administration Enough? If you

If you get “creditable” health insurance coverage from your employer and you are happy with that coverage, you should probably keep that it past age 65. Delaying will keep the monthly premium for Medicare Part B in your bank account a little longer. (The monthly premium for Medicare Part B is $134 in 2017.) Your

This is the seventh in this series. To start at the beginning, go to 5 Questions to Ask Before Enrolling. If you have answered the five questions listed below, you should have a short list of plans to consider Will you need non-emergency medical care while traveling? Which policies include your prescriptions on their formulary

What will you pay in copays and other cost shares? This is the sixth in this series. To start at the beginning, go to 5 Questions to Ask Before Enrolling. Your decision will be easier to make if you first estimate how often you will see doctors and other medical professionals in the next year.

Are Your Doctors in The Network? This is the fifth in this series. To start at the beginning, go to 5 Questions to Ask Before Enrolling. Unless you want to risk having a strange doctor aggressively exam your half nude body with a cold stethoscope during your next annual exam, you should make sure your