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What Is Medicare Part A?

With Medicare Parts A, B, C and D available, it can be confusing to figure out how Medicare works and which coverage option you need. Here’s an overview of Medicare Part A to get you started.

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What's the Difference Between Medicaid and Medicare?

Medicare and Medicaid are two programs that aim to improve access to healthcare for certain groups. Knowing how each program works can help you access the right coverage. 

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What Is Medicare Part B?

Sorting out your healthcare options after retirement can be confusing with so many different Medicare terms. Here's what to know about Medicare Part B.

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Who Is Eligible for Medicare?

Medicare coverage can significantly reduce the out-of-pocket costs of receiving treatment in a hospital or outpatient setting, but you'll need to meet age- or health-related criteria to qualify.

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What's the Difference Between In-Network and Out-of-Network?

Having adequate insurance is essential, but it's also important to understand where you can receive treatment without high out-of-pocket costs. That comes down to the difference between in-network and out-of-network providers.

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What Is Coinsurance?

Coinsurance is a type of out-of-pocket expense paid by policyholders that is sometimes included in healthcare insurance plans. Here's how it works.

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What Is Medicare Supplemental Coverage?

A Medicare supplement insurance policy (Medigap) could be a good option for you if you want to retain your Original Medicare coverage but pay less out of pocket when you receive services.

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What is a Copay?

Understanding how much you'll pay out-of-pocket when you make a health insurance claim is essential. This primer on copayments should get you up to speed.

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