Linda Hagan

Navigating Medicare Colonoscopy Screening Coverage

Navigating Medicare Colonoscopy Screening Coverage

Colonoscopy screening is an important preventive service that can detect colorectal cancer early, when treatment is most effective. Medicare provides coverage for colonoscopies, but there are some important details to understand regarding when Medicare will cover the full cost of a colonoscopy screening versus when you may have to pay part of the cost. This …

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Can you deduct medicare from your tax returns: Are Medicare Premiums Tax Deductible as Health Insurance

Can you deduct medicare from your tax returns: Are Medicare Premiums Tax Deductible as Health Insurance?

Paying premiums for Medicare coverage is a reality for most seniors. A frequently asked question is whether you can deduct Medicare premiums on your taxes like other health insurance premiums. The answer depends on your specific tax situation. While you can’t deduct Medicare premiums directly, they may count toward your total medical expenses which can …

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Medicare Supplement vs Medicare Advantage

Medicare Supplement vs Medicare Advantage: Key Differences

When first enrolling in Medicare, one of the key choices you’ll need to make is whether to get a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan. Understanding the core differences between these two options can help you select the type of Medicare coverage that best fits your needs. How Medicare Supplement Insurance Works …

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How Do I Add Medicare Part B If I Already Have Part A

How Do I Add Medicare Part B If I Already Have Part A?

Medicare Part B is the part of Original Medicare that covers outpatient medical services, such as doctor visits, lab tests, preventive care, and durable medical equipment. If you already have Medicare Part A, which covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, hospice care, and some home health care, you may want to add Medicare …

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Who is Not Eligible for Medicare Part (A,B,C,D) Coverage

Who is Not Eligible for Medicare Part (A,B,C,D) Coverage?

Medicare is a federal health insurance program that covers people who are age 65 or older, disabled, or have certain medical conditions. Medicare has four parts: Part A (hospital insurance), Part B (medical insurance), Part C (Medicare Advantage), and Part D (prescription drug coverage). Depending on the part of Medicare that you want to enroll …

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