Medicare is the federal health insurance program created to provide health coverage for Americans aged 65 and older and later expanded to cover younger people who have permanent disabilities or who have been diagnosed with end-stage renal disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Learn more about Medicare benefits and eligibility.
August 31, 2017 – Q: What’s the difference between prescription discount plans and prescription drug insurance?
A: There are two basic and very… Read more
July 11, 2016 – "[Hillary Clinton's healthcare proposal] is about as close to what I could realistically hope would come out of the Hillary/Bernie primary:… Read more
March 30, 2016 – Q: Do I need special health insurance when traveling abroad?
A: Most health insurers — including basic Medicare — don’t cover any… Read more
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
December 4, 2015 – Of all the failings in the U.S. healthcare system, among the most outrageous is the balance billing of insured patients at in-network… Read more