Tag: Medicare

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...

Is At Home Recovery After A Transplant Covered by Medicare?

UNITED STATES—Reader Alert: This week, I received a text message from one of Toni Says® Medicare clients that I would like to share with...

Why Are Medicare Part D Rules So Confusing?

Hello Toni: I received my payment invoice from the Medicare Part D plan I recently enrolled in, and I am simply confused.  It shows...

Social Security Account Suspended…Need To Enroll Medicare Online!!

UNITED STATES—Help Toni: I am turning 65 in July and last week I tried to open a “My Social Security” account to enroll in...

“Still Working…” Magic Words For Enrolling In Medicare Part B Correctly!!

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni: I am losing the battle with Social Security about me and my wife enrolling in Medicare Part B since I am...

Should A Veteran Using VA Enroll In Medicare Part B?

UNITED STATES—Toni: My husband is a Korean War Veteran and never enrolled in Medicare Part B because he uses the VA, close to where...

Stress Changing Medicare Plan

UNITED STATES—Morning Toni: When I first got Medicare, I picked a Medicare supplement plan F. Two years ago, I was approached by a telemarking...

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...
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