Category: Insurance

Making the Most of Medicare Benefits and Rights

It’s common knowledge that Medicare covers hospital stays and sick visits to a physician. But the federal health insurance program covers much more—from preventive care and wellness visits to medication management. Here are a few benefits and rights that Medicare beneficiaries have. Welcome to Medicare Visits Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Part B (medical insurance) are entitled […]

New Medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57.7 million Americans

New cards will no longer contain Social Security numbers, to combat fraud and illegal use The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is readying a fraud prevention initiative that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help combat identity theft, and safeguard taxpayer dollars. The new cards will use a unique, randomly-assigned number […]