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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid have made several changes to Medicare premiums and deductibles that take effect in 2022. These changes include costs associated with Original Medicare (Parts A and B) and Part D Income-Related Monthly Adjustment amounts. To understand these changes, we will explore the cost increases and adjustments and how they will
Tysons Corner, VA – June 21, 2021 MedicarePortal, the mid-Atlantic’s own trusted resource for free Medicare education, enrollment, and beneficiary services, has announced the launch of AdvisorPortal.org, an online destination created to help the financial advisor community as they assist their clients with their Medicare journey. Created to fill the gaps in solutions for financial
Medicare Part D does not cover 100% of your prescription drug costs. There is a well known gap in this coverage that leaves many beneficiaries paying more than they expected, popularly known as the Medicare donut hole. Let’s discuss what it is and why it’s important to learn how you can potentially lower your costs.
Are you one of the almost 500,000 Medicare beneficiaries affected by End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), also known as kidney failure? An ESRD diagnosis triggers Medicare eligibility, regardless of a person’s age, however Original Medicare carries potentially high out-of-pocket costs (20% coinsurance for Part B services, including dialysis). Thanks to the 21st Century Cures Act, signed
At Medicare Portal, we continue to closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 on Medicare and are working hard to update you on changes as they happen. Recently, Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) changed their previous stance and made a decision to allow for a one-time Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for those affected by COVID-19. This