Seniors With Multiple Chronic Conditions Should Be Careful When Choosing Medicare Plans, Experts Advise
If patients select inadequate plans, they can end up with a surprising amount of out-of-pocket costs. Experts provide tips for making the smart choices during the open enrollment session that runs into early December.
Chronic Disease Makes Navigating Medicare Enrollment Especially Tricky
Finding the right Medicare plan is important for all seniors -- but especially those with multiple, chronic diseases. The enrollment period began last week and runs through Dec. 7. (Stankiewicz, 10/22)
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Choose A Medicare Plan Can Be Complicated. Here's What To Know
For those approaching Medicare or already covered by it, now is a critical time of year to review health benefits. Philip Moeller — author of a popular Medicare book, “Get What’s Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs,” and a blogger on Medicare for the “PBS NewsHour” website — knows well about the program’s fine print that has ensnared many in what he dubs the “no one told me” syndrome. (Squires, 10/20)