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What’s The Difference Between Plan F & High Deductible Plan F

Hey Medicare Nation! www.TheMedicareNation.com More than 10,000 people a day are turning 65! While qualifying for Medicare Part A and Part B, Medicare Beneficiaries are VERY confused as to what type of plan to enroll in, to “supplement” Original Medicare. By zipcode, a Medicare Beneficiary may have over “100 Plans” to choose from to help supplement their …

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Does Medicare Pay For Emergency Care While Traveling?

Hey Medicare Nation! It’s almost Spring time! For many people, this has been a terrible winter. Many Medicare Nation listeners have been emailing me to find out if Medicare covers “Emergencies” while traveling across the U.S. or abroad. That’s a great question! Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans Do cover “Emergency Care” AND  Urgent Care ANYWHERE in the United States and it’s Territories. …

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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is NOW!

Hey Medicare Nation! htpps://www.TheMedicareNation.com   Today, I’m going to speak with you about the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period. CMS…Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a new regulation that began January 1, 2019. Under 42 CFR 422.62(a)(3)….CMS published the following: During the MA OEP, MA plan enrolles may enroll in another MA plan …

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FDA Issues Recall of Levothyroxine (Thyroid Tablets)

Hey Medicare Nation! I have a special show for you today. The FDA has issued a “Voluntary Recall” on Westminster Pharmaceuticals of all lots of their Levothyroxine and Liothyronine (Thyroid Tablets). Westminster Pharmaceuticals, LLC, which has its Corporate HQ in Tampa, Florida, is voluntarily recalling all lots, within the expiration date, of Levo-thyroxine and Lio-thyronine (Thyroid Tablets) …

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Is Medical Marijuana the Drug of Choice For Pain?

Hey Medicare Nation! Medicare Nation The topic of Medical Marijuana is BOOMING! I had to bring back Dr. Rachna Patel to update us on what’s going on in the Medical Marijuana Community. Currently, there are 9 States, plus the District of Columbia (DC), that have “Legalized” the “Recreational” use of Marijuana. The 9 States are: …

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99% of Individuals With Foot Drop Don’t Know About WalkAides

Hey Medicare Nation! Millions of people are diagnosed with “Foot Drop.” Some people also call it……”Drop Foot.” Help A Child or Adult Walk Again! Either way, Foot Drop is a serious matter! Foot Drop is a weakness or paralysis of the muscles involved in lifting the front part of the foot, necessary for walking. Foot …

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SEP medicare beneficiaries

Hey Medicare Nation! www.TheMedicareNation.com Special Election Period Extended through March 31, 2018 for Medicare Beneficiaries Affected by California Wildfires. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the Special Election Period (SEP) for Medicare Beneficiaries affected by the California Wildfires to March 31, 2018. Any Medicaer Beneficiary who resides in, or resided in …

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