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Category: Original Medicare

How many people are enrolled in Medicare by State?

It’s easy to get Medicare and Medicaid confused. They were both created in 1965 to help older and low-income Americans buy private health insurance — as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “Great Society” vision. The difference between these two government-run programs is that Medicaid provides health coverage for people with a low income, while Medicare has nothing…

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How to Understand Medicare Plans

Medicare plans are not easy to understand. Medicare is not as simple as the Obamacare Marketplace. One can go there find a plan and review many others for comparison. The marketplace aids every step of the way from signing up to signing on to a health plan. Medicare leaves far more to the individual, and the…

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What is Medicare sequestration?

In 2011, The Budget Control Act increased the debt limit. The ability to raise the debt limit was contingent upon Congress enacting targeted spending reductions. Penalties were created for any targeted group that failed to provide detailed plans on how they would reduce spending. Sequestration was the penalty for failing to provide a method on…

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How to Register for Medicare Express

Medicare Express health plan is a government initiative for persons aged 65 and over. Other persons under 65 years but with disabilities, individuals with final stages of renal disease and ALS patients are also eligible. Find Medicare coverage today or plan ahead by comparing quotes for free on this site!

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What is my Medicare provider identification number?

Your Medicare provider number is used for billing and identification purposes and typically consists of your social security number followed by a code of letters and sometimes numbers that have a specific meaning. Don’t forget to see how much you can save on medical expenses by comparing Medicare insurance quotes for free with our free…

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How do you get your Medicare number?

Your Medicare number is located on your red, white, and blue Medicare card. It should also be listed somewhere on the paperwork and documentation that you receive in the mail from the Social Security Administration office and Medicare. Additionally, you should be able to go to your local Social Security Administration or Medicare office or…

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