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What Patients With Diabetes Should Know About Medicare Supplement Plans

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may have questions about whether a Medicare supplement plan will be useful for you. The truth is that having diabetes can complicate matters slightly. These are some of the answers to common questions about getting a Medicare supplement plan if you already have diabetes. Which Medicare Supplement Plans Are Available For Diabetic Patients? Most Medicare supplement plans are available to people with diabetes. Read More 

Choosing A Medicare Advantage Plan When You Have Preexisting Conditions

If you have a preexisting medical condition, the good news is that your condition will not inhibit you from securing a Medicare Advantage plan. However, your condition should play a part in your decision on which plan to choose. Given that all advantage plans are not the same, every plan may not align with your preferred care plan for your condition, so you want to ensure you make the proper selection. Read More 

What You Should Do If Medicare Denies One Of Your Claims

Many people don't realize they can do anything about Medicare denial letters and assume they've made some mistake on their end during filing it. However, it's simpler than you might think to respond to a denial of benefits and there's a good chance you'll win the claim. You'll need to keep an eye on the paperwork you received regarding your Medicare plan and work quickly to stay within the deadlines set for making a challenge to their decisions. Read More 

Just Qualifying For Medicare? Two Signs You Need A Supplement Plan

There are a number of ways to qualify for original Medicare. If you have recently or are on the verge of turning 65 you can get the coverage as long as you have enough work credits. Or, perhaps you are younger than age 65 but have been diagnosed with a chronic illness and are no longer able to work. Regardless of which set of criteria you fit into, you now have the ability to add a supplement to your Medicare policy to round things out. Read More 

How Do Supplemental Premiums Work?

If you are interested in purchasing a Medicare supplement plan, you should know that there are several different options available to you. While original Medicare is purchased from the government directly on medicare.gov, Medicare Supplement plans are purchased from individual insurance companies. Most major health insurance companies have a separate branch of the organization that works with Medicare beneficiaries, offering supplemental and advantage plans. Fortunately, all supplemental plans are standardized, meaning that no matter where you purchase your supplemental plan you will enjoy the same benefits. Read More