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Medicare May Not Cover the Coronavirus Vaccine After All

While Medicare would cover a coronavirus vaccine approved through normal channels, if the Food and Drug Administration approves the vaccine through an emergency use authorization (EUA), Medicare will not cover it unless the government acts. 

2020-11-25T19:17:44+00:00September 28, 2020|General|

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts October 15: Is It Time to Change Plans?

Medicare's Open Enrollment Period, during which you can freely enroll in or switch plans, runs from October 15 to December 7. Now is the time to start shopping around to see whether your current choices are still the best ones for you.  

2020-11-25T19:18:43+00:00September 28, 2020|General|

Medicare Beneficiaries May Be Eligible for an Extra 100 days of Skilled Nursing Coverage Due to Pandemic

Medicare beneficiaries who qualified for skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage may be eligible for an additional 100 days of coverage. Whether beneficiaries can actually get the extended coverage is another question.

2020-11-25T19:22:33+00:00September 28, 2020|General|

Husbands Usually Don’t Consider Their Wives’ Future When Deciding When to Take Social Security Benefits

Husbands usually don’t take survivor’s benefits into account when claiming benefits, according to a recent study, meaning that many widows will needlessly experience a significant drop in income. 

2020-11-25T19:23:26+00:00September 8, 2020|General|
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