Coronavirus Stimulus Check FAQ’s for Seniors

Coronavirus Stimulus Check FAQ’s for Seniors

The first way of coronavirus stimulus checks are starting to be distributed throughout the United States, and if you are eligible the Treasury department will be depositing a $1,200 stimulus check directly into your bank account or via the mail. Not every person who...
Medigap Plans F and G

Medigap Plans F and G

Medicare can be confusing.  Fortunately, the basics of all plans are identical and setup by Medicare. Both plans F and G have been offered for a number of years side by side.   The only differences are the cost of the premium and the deductible of $195 for 2020. ...
Medicare Glossary of Terms

Medicare Glossary of Terms

Assignment Health care providers who accept Medicare patients on assignments cannot charge more than the Medicare-approved amount. Benefit Period This is the way Medicare measures your use of hospital and skilled nursing facility (SNF) services. A benefit period...
Frequently Asked Questions about Medicare

Frequently Asked Questions about Medicare

What is Medicare? Medicare as the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older, and certain younger people with disabilities like End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Medicare Parts A & B are funded by the government.  Parts C...

Medicare Links

Helpful Medicare Links from Patriot MediGap The Official U.S. Government Medicare Handbook Contact Medicare State of Maryland Medicare Website Maryland Health Connection Medicaid Basics and Benefits Should You Buy Supplemental Health Insurance? What is Medicare...