Biggest Mistake People Make When Signing...

Most retirees know that Medicare coverage kicks in when they turn 65. However, that is not the whole story. If they went to enroll in Medicare without costly penalties and hassles, he or she needs to know exactly when to enroll in the program they want. Studies have found that many older Americans fail to enroll at the right time, which can lead to higher premiums and leave them with coverage gaps. There are different enrollment periods, so it is trickier than people think. Below are a few different enrollment periods for Medicare: Initial Enrollment: Medicare established...

Medicare beneficiaries rights to appeal ...

Under the rules of the Medicare program, you have the right to request an appeal for any services, which were denied. Below are a few examples appeals: 1). When requests for health care services or prescription drug coverage was denied and you believe services should be provided. 2). When a notice is give regrading a chance to the amount that must be paid for health care services. 3). If you are receiving health care services  and have received a notice that your services will stop and you disagree with this notice. If you are enrolled in original Medicare, you must...

How to prevent Medicare fraud

Its estimated that about $60 billion is lost each year, to Medicare fraud. Whether a person is on Medicare or not, everyone will have to pay the price for healthcare fraud, abuse, and errors. They will have to pay in the form of higher insurance costs and payments for medical equipment and services. Because Medicare fraud is such an important issue Medicare experts around the United States are holding free programs to help seniors fight scams. The experts will discuss the many different types of scams and frauds, which target seniors. Below are three tips the experts will...