Why is it important to speak to my doctor about Medicare?

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Dear Marci, I just turned 65 and don’t feel like I know very much about what’s covered and what’s not covered under Medicare. How can my doctor help me get the services and care I’m entitled to receive, and how can I be sure her recommendations are in my best interests? – Noreen (Jonesboro, AR) Read More...

Why are Medicare private health plan notices important?

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Dear Marci, Most months my insurance company sends me Medicare notices in the mail. I have difficulty keeping up with them, and last week I told my neighbor that I usually ignore everything. She told me I should read each notice carefully and take appropriate action. So what have I been missing? – Walter (Kettering, OH) Read More...

What insurances pay primary to Medicare?

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Dear Marci, I have Medicare Part A and Part B, but I also have another health insurance policy from my current job. How does Medicare work with my other coverage, and do I need to tell my doctor if I have more than one type of insurance? – Cole (Lafayette, CO) Read More...