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Understanding Medicaid

There are a lot of people who make use of Medicaid and Medicare, but there are also many who may not fully understand eligibility, the benefits, or what’s covered. For the sake of this article, we’ll be looking at Medicaid. What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that was signed into […]

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Medicare vs. Medicaid

Most people have heard of Medicare and Medicaid, but beyond knowing that they are both government-run insurance programs, you might not know the difference between them. While they may seem similar, they are, in fact, quite different. Medicaid is a federal program geared toward low-income, financially needy people, set up by the federal government that […]

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Does My Loved One Get 100 Days of Rehab?

We’ve already talked a bit about rehab, but in case you need a refresher, we’ll go ahead and take a quick look at it to start. As you may know, rehab (also called rehabilitation) is a treatment program to help you recover from an illness or an injury. It also helps you to relearn the […]

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Medicare and Medical Transportation

In another article, we saw the things that Medicare will cover some Medical costs under parts A and B. However, you may still be left with questions, and one such question may be “Does Medicare cover medical transportation?” I’m glad you asked, because this is exactly the question that this article aims to address. In […]

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How Long Will Medicare Pay for Rehab?

Life has a funny way of sneaking up on us. It throws us curveballs that we aren’t prepared to deal with, and, sometimes accidents just happen. No matter if it’s the will of the universe or simply just an unhappy accident, at certain times we are faced with a period of rehabilitation. While the thought […]

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Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Homes or Assisted Living?

As we’ve seen before, there are certainly a lot of ways to pay for long-term care. However, it is important to note that Medicare generally does not pay for long-term care in a nursing home. Nursing home care isn’t normally covered by a lot of health insurances either, but that doesn’t mean that you should drop your […]

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What Medicare Really Covers

Many seniors or older adults most likely know about Medicare. Chances are good that they might even be covered by the program. However, even if you know a little about Medicare, it can be confusing trying to figure out exactly what is covered by Medicare and what isn’t. This article will discuss both Part A […]

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How to Read an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) Statement

When dealing with any part of the government, it can be confusing trying to wrap your head around all the information you receive in the mail regarding insurance and the like. For this article, we’ll take a look at what an E.O.B. is—we’ll define it for those who may not know and break down the […]

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Understanding VA Pensions

The Veterans’ Affairs pension program gives monthly benefit payments to certain wartime Veterans, along with their survivors, who have a financial need. As both veterans and survivors are thinking of applying for these benefits, there is some important information they should know about the pension program and the organizations offering assistance with their applications. What […]

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Understanding VA Aid and Attendance Benefit

This article discusses veterans benefits and how to understand pensions given by the Department of Veteran Affairs. If your loved one qualifies, this is an excellent source of additional income. Remember, you do not have to actually spend your money down to the maximum allowable amount because the VA does not penalize transferring excess assets […]

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