Tag: Medicare

Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer Facility Care?

UNITED STATES—Good Morning, Toni: I read your Medicare column regularly and have never seen you address the issue of paying for Alzheimer facility care. ...

How To Apply For Medicare Online When Turning 65!

UNITED STATES—Hi Toni: I am turning 65 in March 2021 and I was surprised when Social Security told me to go online to sign...

Medicare Rule…No One Remembers!

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni, just a quick note to say that my mother had to go into the hospital this week as she has the...

Transitioning Into Medicare The Right Way!!

UNITED STATES—Hello Toni: You have been referred to me as a resource that can answer questions I have about Medicare.  I am turning 65...

2021 Medicare Part D Deductible, Donut Hole Costs…Released!

UNITED STATES—Toni: This year, the 2021 Medicare and You handbook did not include all the information regarding the Medicare Part D deductibles and “Donut...

Have Cancer…Must Return To Original Medicare During Enrollment!

UNITED STATES—Toni: Last year, I made a mistake when I retired and enrolled in a Medicare Advantage PPO plan because I understood from talking...

Changes To Plan F Caused Medicare Supplement Premiums Rise!

UNITED STATES—Toni: We have received a 20 percent increase in our Plan F Medicare Supplement. I am a 70-year-old female in decent health, but...

Marketing During Medicare Annual Enrollment Is Stressful!!

UNITED STATES—Toni: I just received a phone call saying there is a federal law that I change my Medicare during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment?  The...

Why Is My Medicare Part B Premium Costing $723?

UNITED STATES—Toni: My Medicare began on August 1st and on September 3rd I received my first bill which is $723 for my Medicare Part...

Are You Prepared for An Unexpected Accident Or Illness?

UNITED STATES—Hi Toni: Recently, I had a bad car wreck and ended up in the hospital with only a minor concussion from hitting the...