Medicare vs. Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

Many get Medicaid and Medicare confused. This is understandable, as they are both government health care programs. While they have some similarities, it is important to know the difference between the two. Medicare is a federal program. It is available to seniors 65 or older, or certain people with disabilities that qualify them for the …

Does Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Work with Medicare?

Some people with qualifying disabilities can get Medicare before they turn 65. Because most people do not get Medicare until age 65, this is a special circumstance. This extra coverage might be essential if you are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Ultimately, SSDI works with Medicare, and you can receive the coverage …

What is Medicare SELECT?

Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans give you the best possible coverage but are sometimes pricey. Medigap premiums can range from around $150 to $200 per month. A Medicare SELECT plan might have a lower premium than a Medigap plan. However, there are some downsides to a Medicare SELECT plan. For the lower premium, you will have …

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Eligibility

Taking new medications may become part of your daily life as you age. Knowing the effects these medications have on your body is important. It might be hard to find the information you need to ensure you’re properly taking your medications, and that the medications are working correctly. Thankfully, through a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) …