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Informational Medicare Videos 

Here we have provided a compiled list of several Medicare Videos for you to view if there are several things you are unsure about. All these videos were created to help you understand the different parts of Medicare and provide you new information to keep you up to date.

What Medicare Does And Doesn’t Cover | CNBC

What Medicare Does And Doesn’t Cover | CNBC

What does Medicare cover? Not knowing could mean financial disaster. Planning ahead, though, could help many Americans avoid missing out on services they may take for granted before retirement. Here's how to navigate and get the most out of it. » Subscribe to CNBC: About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: Find CNBC News on Facebook: Follow CNBC News on Twitter: Follow CNBC News on Google+: Follow CNBC News on Instagram: This Is What Medicare Does And Doesn’t Cover | CNBC It's basically a rite of passage: You blow out the candles on your 65th birthday and get to sign up for Medicare. Yet it's kind of like one of those birthday gifts that you have to assemble properly for it to work well. In other words, if you enroll in Medicare without exploring the details of your medical coverage and weighing your options, you could end up on the hook for health care costs that you did not anticipate. Every day, about 10,000 baby boomers reach age 65 and can join the 49 million or so other older Americans enrolled in Medicare. (The government program also provides coverage to about 9 million younger people with permanent disabilities.) Like Social Security, it's a benefit that you've been funding for years as a working taxpayer. And as long as your work history (or your spouse's) spans at least 10 years, you'll pay nothing for Medicare's Part A (hospital coverage) and an income-based amount for Part B (doctor's visits). You should make sure to sign up during your initial enrollment window, which opens three months before your birthday month and ends three months after it. If you sign up after that, you could end up paying late-enrollment penalties unless you meet an exclusion (i.e., you still have health insurance through work). Yet even for those who sign up as soon as they can, unanticipated costs and coverage gaps can catch them flat-footed.
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