Many veterans look at the Veteran's Health Benefit Program as if it is health insurance. The key thing to note is that VA benefits are not considered health insurance. What this means for veterans is that the services that you receive this year may decrease next year.
Connect One Health expands the argument around the voucher system for Medicare. This is a story about how time affects the cost of healthcare and the fees that seniors pay. Under the current system, Medicare is set up as a fee-for-service system.
Each year from October 15 through December 7 is the Medicare Open Enrollment period. This is an important period of time even for those seniors who are perfectly happy with their senior insurance plan. October 31 is the date each year when we are supposed to check the battery in our smoke detectors.
Signing up for Medicare can be a headache. There is just so much information to sort through that it all becomes tangled and messy. However, it does not have to be that way. In fact, the following tips will help you get it all sorted out quickly.
Connect One Health reminds Baby Boomers that the open enrollment for Medicare is October 15 -December 7, 2014. This is a chance for those seniors who are over the age of 65 to make changes to their Medicare insurance plan.
Fall is the time of the year to make sure you have all of your shots. Prevention is a big part of keeping healthy, and shots that help to prevent flu, pneumonia, and hepatitis B are three ways to help keep yourself as healthy as possible this fall and winter.
Connect One Health offers some helpful tips for those who may want to change or upgrade their Medicare D plan during the Medicare Open Enrollment period that begins October 15, 2014.
The Medicare Open Enrollment plan is happening this year from October 15 - December 7. During that time, seniors are allowed to make changes to their health insurance plans. Any changes made during this period will become effective on January 1, 2015.
Everyone over the age of 65 must have some kind of approved prescription drug coverage in place. Currently, the Centers for Medicare expect that the monthly Part D coverage will raise by $1 to $32 per month. While the cost of Part D is fairly inexpensive, it does affect those of us on fixed incomes.
Men: We men not always want to read the instructions or fix what we perceive is not broken, but when it comes to our health, now is the time to be proactive. When it comes to healthcare prevention is worth a pound of cure.