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Medicare

Two pill bottles comparing the drug discount plan and drug insurance

What’s the difference between prescription discount plans and prescription drug insurance?

December 18, 2018 – Q: What’s the difference between prescription discount plans and prescription drug insurance? A: There are two basic and very… Read more

I’m self-employed. Can my husband deduct his Medicare premiums?

I’m self-employed. Can we deduct my husband’s Medicare premiums?

December 17, 2018 – Q. I am self-employed and my husband is on Medicare. I deduct my health care premiums on my income tax. I recently heard that I also can… Read more

Can you explain the controversy around the IPAB and why it was repealed?

February 10, 2018 – Q. What is this controversy regarding the IPAB really about? Are politics involved? A. The IPAB never convened and its process was never… Read more

Are Medicare-eligible individuals eligible for coverage within the ACA’s health insurance exchanges?

March 26, 2016 – Q: Are Medicare-eligible individuals eligible for coverage within the ACA's health insurance exchanges? A: Many seniors have probably… Read more