Medicare for Dummies

Medicare for Dummies

Book - 2015 | 2nd edition
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"The fast and easy way to get up to speed on Medicare. It's time for you (or a loved one) to enroll in Medicare, but Medicare is a maze. You must choose among many options to pick the one that's best for you personally. To do that, you need accurate information that steers you clear of bad advice and costly pitfalls. Medicare for Dummies is the friendly guide you need to navigate Medicare successfully and get the best of the system"--Page [4] of cover.
Contents: Part 1. Getting started with Medicare. The nuts and bolts of Medicare : what it is and how it works ; Spelling out what Medicare covers (a lot, but not everything) ; Understanding what you pay toward your costs in Medicare ; Reducing your out-of-pocket expenses in Medicare
Part 2. The hows and whens of Medicare. Qualifying for Medicare ; Enrolling in Medicare at the right time for you ; Discovering how to sign up for Medicare ; Understanding how Medicare fits in with other health insurance
Part 3. Making smart choices among Medicare's many options. Making sense of Medicare's many options ; Choosing wisely if you go with traditional Medicare ; Making smart choices if you opt for Medicare Advantage ; Getting help in making Medicare choices
Part 4. Navigating Medicare from the inside. Starting out as a new Medicare beneficiary ; Getting the inside scoop on using certain Medicare benefits ; Changing your Medicare and Medigap coverage ; Knowing your rights
Part 5. The part of tens. Ten proposed changes to Medicare you should know about ; Ten ways to stay healthier beyond age 65
Part 6. Appendixes
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
Edition: 2nd edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 368.426 B ed.2 PBK
Characteristics: xii, 394 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: AARP (Organization) - Sponsor
ISBN: 9781119079422


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