Tag: coverage

Can Beginning RMDs Raise Your Medicare Premiums?

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni, I am over 73 and began taking my RMDs (Required Minimum Distributions) from my 401K when I turned 72. Could this...

Are Injections Given At The Doctor’s Office Covered By Medicare?

UNITED STATES—Toni: I am turning 65 in March and my individual health plan has a $4,000 deductible which I meet every year due to...

Inpatient Or Outpatient? Information To Know When Having A Hospital Stay!

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni, My husband recently had an issue when he fell from a ladder and shattered his hip and broke his right leg....

Why Is Medicare Denying Paying For My Doctor Visit?

UNITED STATES—Hello Toni: I have a $900 doctor bill with a new cardiologists and Medicare says they will not pay? I recently retired and...

Why Did COBRA Cost Me $40K In Medical Expenses?

UNITED STATES—Reader Alert: Many employer benefit group plans terminate the day you are no longer working full-time. Explore employer group medical plan rules and...

Understanding Hospice!

UNITED STATES—Hello Toni: As a certified case manager and critical care unit RN, I am advising adult children who are desperately seeking advice for...

Help My Mother With Long Term Care?

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni: You have written about other options for long term care in the past and have discussed life insurance with living benefits....

Does Medicare Pay For A Gym Membership?

UNITED STATES—Toni, two of my neighbors told my wife that they get free gym membership through Medicare. Any truth to that, as I never...

Cancer Treatment Not Covered By Employer Health Insurance…

UNITED STATES—Help Toni! I have developed a rare form of cancer that requires the use of proton therapy and my problem is that my...

Does Medicare Pay For A Long-Term Care Need?

UNITED STATES—Toni: Recently my older sister had a stroke and needs extra care at home. I was told from friends at church that Medicare...