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Do you have questions regarding Medicare and Social Security Benefits? Trusted Senior Specialists has your answers and more. Tune in to find out!

TSS: Medicare & Social Security Benefits Trusted Senior Specialists

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Do you have questions regarding Medicare and Social Security Benefits? Trusted Senior Specialists has your answers and more. Tune in to find out!

    Simple Medicare Basics: Medicare Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Plans)

    Simple Medicare Basics: Medicare Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Plans)

    Medicare Part D is prescription drug coverage. Part D covers prescription drugs, and is provided by private insurance companies that are approved by Medicare. You must have Medicare Part A or Part B to join a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan.

    For more information on Medicare Part D & what it entails, download our New to Medicare Guide: https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/updated-2017-new-to-medicare

    For immediate Medicare questions or concerns, feel free to give our licensed agents a call at 1-855-474-6234 TTY 711 or set up an appointment https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/schedule-your-appointment

    • 1 min
    Simple Medicare Basics: Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans)

    Simple Medicare Basics: Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans)

    Medicare Part C, known as Medicare Advantage, is a type of plan offered by private insurance carriers who have a contract with Medicare and are required to offer the same benefits as Original Medicare, however, you don’t lose Original Medicare by enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan.

    For more information on Medicare Part C & what it entails, download our New to Medicare Guide: https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/updated-2017-new-to-medicare

    For immediate Medicare questions or concerns, feel free to give our licensed agents a call at 1-855-474-6234 TTY 711 or set up an appointment https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/schedule-your-appointment

    • 2 min
    When Should You Sign Up For Medicare?

    When Should You Sign Up For Medicare?

    When you're first eligible for Medicare, you have a 7-month Initial Enrollment Period to sign up for Part A and/or Part B.

    - The three months before the month you turn 65
    - The month of your 65th birthday
    - The three months after the month you turn 65

    For more Medicare enrollment tips and advice, visit:

    3 Ways to Prepare for Medicare Enrollment:
    https://blog.trustedseniorspecialists.com/3-ways-to-prepare-for-medicare-enrollment

    5 Crucial Medicare Enrollment Mistakes:
    https://blog.trustedseniorspecialists.com/5crucialmedicareenrollmentmistakes

    For immediate Medicare questions or concerns, or to enroll in a Medicare plan today, give our licensed agents a call at 1-855-474-6234 TTY 711 or set up an appointment https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/schedule-your-appointment

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    Simple Medicare Basics: Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

    Simple Medicare Basics: Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

    Medicare Part B is often referred to as medical insurance. Part B covers your doctor and specialists visits, outpatient care, home health services, preventative services, as well as medical procedures when admitted to the hospital. It covers:

    Clinical Research
    One-Time “Welcome to Medicare” Wellness Exam
    Annual “Wellness” visit every 12 months
    Laboratory Test (X-Rays, blood work)
    DME, Durable Medical Equipment, (wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, home oxygen equipment, etc.)
    Prosthetics & Orthotics
    Mental Health Care (inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization)
    Ambulance Services
    Preventative Services, care to prevent illness like flu or pneumonia and screenings to detect an illness at an early stage when treatment is most likely to work best

    For more information on Medicare Part A & what it entails, download our New to Medicare Guide: https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/updated-2017-new-to-medicare

    For immediate Medicare questions or concerns, feel free to give our licensed agents a call at 1-855-474-6234 TTY 711 or set up an appointment https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/schedule-your-appointment

    • 1 min
    Simple Medicare Basics- Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance)

    Simple Medicare Basics- Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance)

    Medicare Part A is most commonly referred to as hospital insurance. Part A will cover semi-private rooms, meals, general nursing, drugs as part of your inpatient treatment in addition to hospital services and supplies. It covers:

    Hospital Services & Emergency Care
    Hospital Care
    Skilled Nursing Facility Care
    Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
    Home Health Care Services
    Hospice

    For more information on Medicare Part A & what it entails, download our New to Medicare Guide: https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/updated-2017-new-to-medicare

    For immediate Medicare questions or concerns, feel free to give our licensed agents a call at 1-855-474-6234 TTY 711 or set up an appointment https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/schedule-your-appointment

    • 1 min
    What Is The Low Income Subsidy Medicare Program?

    What Is The Low Income Subsidy Medicare Program?

    The Federal government maintains a program called the Low Income Subsidy Program (LIS). It is often times also referred to as Extra Help. This program helps those with a limited income and resources pay for their prescription drug costs associated with Medicare.

    For more information on the LIS Program, visit:

    7 Facts Medicare Eligibles Should Know About Low-Income Subsidies
    https://blog.trustedseniorspecialists.com/7-facts-medicare-eligibles-should-know-about-low-income-subsidies-lis

    How to Get Help With Medicare for Seniors With Low Incomes
    https://blog.trustedseniorspecialists.com/how-to-get-help-with-medicare-for-seniors-with-low-incomes/

    For more information on how to get assistance with the Extra Help program, download our New to Medicare Guide.
    https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/updated-2017-new-to-medicare

    For immediate Medicare questions or concerns, feel free to give our licensed agents a call at 1-855-474-6234 TTY 711 or set up an appointment https://www.trustedseniorspecialists.com/schedule-your-appointment

    • 2 min

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