Original Medicare

Original Medicare

What is Original Medicare

Jul 8, 2021

Original Medicare, or Medicare Parts A and B, make up the two public health insurance options provided by the government since President Lyndon B. Johnson created the program in 1964. Original Medicare was considered so successful …

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Original Medicare

Does Medicare Cover Mental Health?

Apr 29, 2021

Mental health is one of most important facets of our overall health that is far too often ignored. Over the last few years, it has been cast into the limelight with the suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade that forced the …

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Original Medicare

How Medicare Benefit Periods Work

Apr 15, 2021

If a beneficiary has ever needed the services of a hospital or skilled nursing facility, they may have heard the phrase “benefit period.” This is an important concept in Original Medicare, especially if they have a great need for …

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Original Medicare

What is Medicare SELECT?

Apr 1, 2021

Many of those enrolled in Original Medicare cover their out-of-pocket costs by purchasing a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan. If a beneficiary is on a fixed income and this is not an affordable option for them, don’t give up.

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