Medicare for dummies /

"Learn to: Navigate Medicare's complexities; pinpoint when you need to sign up; choose the coverage option that's right for you; make smart, cost-saving decisions"--Cover.

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Autor principal: Barry, Patricia (Medicare expert) (Autor)
Idioma:English
coleção:--For dummies.
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Resumo:"Learn to: Navigate Medicare's complexities; pinpoint when you need to sign up; choose the coverage option that's right for you; make smart, cost-saving decisions"--Cover.
Descrição do item:Includes index.
Descrição Física:xii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publicado em: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, [2014]
ISBN:9781118532782 (pbk.)
1118532783 (pbk.)
Sumário:
  • The nuts and bolts of Medicare: what it is and how it works
  • Spelling out what Medicare covers (a lot, but not everything)
  • Understanding what you pay toward your costs in Medicare
  • Reducing your out-of-pocket expenses in Medicare
  • Qualifying for Medicare
  • Enrolling in Medicare at the right time for you
  • Discovering how to sign up for Medicare
  • Understanding how Medicare fits in with other health insurance
  • Making sense of Medicare's many options
  • Choosing wisely if you go with traditional Medicare
  • Making smart choices if you opt for Medicare Advantage
  • Getting help in making Medicare choices
  • Starting out as a new Medicare beneficiary
  • Getting the inside scoop on using certain Medicare benefits
  • Changing your Medicare and Medigap coverage
  • Knowing your rights
  • Ten proposed changes to Medicare you should know about
  • Ten ways to stay healthier beyond age 65.