Medicare is a national health insurance program in the US, which primarily provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older, but also for some younger people with disability status as determined by the Social Security Administration.
Despite the best efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, recipients of both programs are frequently the targets of various identity theft schemes. Let's review some important tips to be aware of to protect seniors.
Most banks allow customers to pay bills from large, stable debtors such as credit cards companies, utilities, or nationwide retailers directly from their bank account. That service is now available to Medicare recipients.
An Advance Health Care Directive can be oral, but usually is a written legal document. It expresses a person’s wishes about what should be done if they later become incapable of making their own healthcare decisions.
Among its many attributes, Baltimore is one of the nation’s leaders in medicine. This reputation for high-quality health care extends to Baltimore’s hospice care providers as well. However, as detailed by a recent series of Washington Post articles, that experience is not universal.