7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover

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Knowledge is power and being in-the-know about what Medicare covers and what it does not is vital – for ourselves and for our loved ones that may need our assistance in their senior years!
What Medicare Doesn’t Cover:
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Long-Term Care (Independent, Assisted Living or Memory Care communities)
  • Deductibles and Co-Pays
  • Most Dental Care
  • Routine Vision Care
  • Hearing Aids
  • Medical Care Overseas

A private plan through Medicare Advantage can offer more benefits and lower premiums. But a recent report from the Office of Inspector General found that some beneficiaries of Medicare Advantage are denied necessary care. It has also been noted that Advantage insurance providers would reverse decisions, so it’s important for patients to be able to advocate for necessary coverage if denied.
Take a closer look at what isn’t covered by traditional Medicare, plus find information about supplemental insurance policies, Medicare Advantage and strategies that can help cover the additional costs, so you don’t end up with unexpected medical bills in retirement by clicking the link here.
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