Medicare for dummies / by Patricia Barry.

By: Barry, Patricia (Medicare expert) [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: --For dummies: Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]Copyright date: �2015Edition: 2nd editionDescription: xv, 402 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1119293391; 9781119293392Subject(s): Medicare -- Popular worksDDC classification: 368.4/2600973 LOC classification: RA412.3 | .B37 2015
Contents:
Part 1. Getting started with Medicare. The nuts and bolts of Medicare: what it is and how it works ; Spelling out what Medicare covers (a lot, but not everything) ; Understanding what you pay toward your costs in Medicare ; Reducing your out-of-pocket expenses in Medicare -- Part 2. The hows and whens of Medicare. Qualifying for Medicare ; Enrolling in Medicare at the right time for you ; Discovering how to sign up for Medicare ; Understanding how Medicare fits in with other health insurance -- Part 3. Making smart choices among Medicare's many options. Making sense of Medicare's many options ; Choosing wisely if you go with traditional Medicare ; Making smart choices if you opt for Medicare Advantage ; Getting help in making Medicare choices -- Part 4. Navigating Medicare from the inside. Starting out as a new Medicare beneficiary ; Getting the inside scoop on using certain Medicare benefits ; Changing your Medicare and Medigap coverage ; Knowing your rights -- Part 5. The part of tens. Ten proposed changes to Medicare you should know about ; Ten ways to stay healthier beyond age 65 -- Part 6. Appendixes.
Summary: "Expert advice to navigate the Medicare maze; explanations of how and when to enroll; tips to avoid costly mistakes"--Cover.
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Includes index.

Part 1. Getting started with Medicare. The nuts and bolts of Medicare: what it is and how it works ; Spelling out what Medicare covers (a lot, but not everything) ; Understanding what you pay toward your costs in Medicare ; Reducing your out-of-pocket expenses in Medicare -- Part 2. The hows and whens of Medicare. Qualifying for Medicare ; Enrolling in Medicare at the right time for you ; Discovering how to sign up for Medicare ; Understanding how Medicare fits in with other health insurance -- Part 3. Making smart choices among Medicare's many options. Making sense of Medicare's many options ; Choosing wisely if you go with traditional Medicare ; Making smart choices if you opt for Medicare Advantage ; Getting help in making Medicare choices -- Part 4. Navigating Medicare from the inside. Starting out as a new Medicare beneficiary ; Getting the inside scoop on using certain Medicare benefits ; Changing your Medicare and Medigap coverage ; Knowing your rights -- Part 5. The part of tens. Ten proposed changes to Medicare you should know about ; Ten ways to stay healthier beyond age 65 -- Part 6. Appendixes.

"Expert advice to navigate the Medicare maze; explanations of how and when to enroll; tips to avoid costly mistakes"--Cover.

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