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What Does Original Medicare Cover?

Original Medicare, often known as Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B, is a fee-for-service plan that is managed by the federal government and provides Medicare to eligible individuals with coverage for and access to doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers who take Medicare. People who use Original Medicare pay a fee for each service but Medicare pays a certain amount up to certain limits.

Wellcare Medicare Plans

WellCare Health Plans, Inc is a huge health insurance company with more than 6.3 million members. The
beginning of the company started in 1985, with a base in Tampa, Florida. In 1997, they began to offer health
insurance plans to Medicare members. Back then, those were called Medicare+Choice or Part C plans. Those
were also discussed in our article about United Health Care. 

Medicare Supplements vs Medicare Advantage

Even though Medicare.gov offers many pages of explanations, it can be hard to understand the details. However, the basics of the program are easy to understand once you dive into the details. Medicare offers Parts A (hospital care), B (doctors, medical procedures, equipment), and D (prescription drugs) provide basic coverage for Americans 65 and older. But there is Part C (Medicare Advantage Health Plan), which covers which covers relevant parts such as such as deductibles, co-pays, and other medical expenses that could wipe out your savings should you become seriously ill. Medicare Advantage Health Plan is one of two parts that protects you against the potentially high costs of an accident of illness. The second option is Medicare Supplement Insurance which is also known as Medigap coverage.

Roswell Park Cancer Hospital, Buffalo, NY

Roswell Park Hospital was founded in 1898 through the efforts of surgeon Roswell Park, MD, and Buffalo Evening News owner and publisher Edward H. Butler, Sr. The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center was the first institution in the world to focus exclusively on...

UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plans

Unitedhealthcare is probably one of the biggest health care companies out there. With the massive number of
more than 115 million clients, the company has a revenue of about $226,2 billion. With the main base in
Minnesota, United Healthcare's history started in 1974 when Richard Taylor Burke had Charter Med
Incorporated.

What is EPIC?

The Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) is the New York State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program which covers for more than half the cost of prescription drugs for New York residents who are 65 or older

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Attention!

Starting mid-August, you will likely begin to receive notices regarding changes in your Medicare coverage.
Please, do not wait until October 15th when Open Enrollment begins. Reach out as soon as you're able and have all your Medicare and AEP questions answered!