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Maximize Your Medicare (2015 Edition)

  • Written in Plain-spoken English
  • How Medicare Really Works
  • Minimize Costs and Avoid Mistakes
  • Medigap vs. Medicare Advantage
  • Paperback and ebook available

Facts Alone Are Not Answers

Written by a nationally-recognized expert (as Expert contributor on mymedicareanswers.com, powered by Humana, Inc, the nation's 2nd largest provider of Medicare plans), Maximize Your Medicare provides analysis and advice you can use in plain-spoken English with NEW, UPDATED 2014 Premiums, and cost-sharing details. Important PPACA implications for certain Medicare beneficiaries. Real-life situations, called "This Happens."

Maximize Your Medicare explains

  • What Medicare is, how/when to enroll
  • What Medicare covers, and what it may not
  • How prescription drug benefits work under Medicare Part D
  • How Medicare Advantage and Medigap work with Medicare
  • How Employer-provided plans are changing and what to do

  • Maximize Your Medicare includes real-life examples

    These examples are called "This Happens." They highlight the choices and misunderstandings that Medicare-eligible encounter, and consequences when someone doesn't carefully consider the choices they face. Maximize Your Medicare points out pitfalls to avoid. there is an enormous amount of advice and advertisements regarding Medicare. Maximize Your Medicare points out what is treasure, and what trouble to avoid. Maximize Your Medicare is written so that everyone can understand, and for one simple reason: facts are not answers.

    Maximize Your Medicare helps you choose
    The book offers tips on how to get extra benefits and shows you benefits that you may not have known existed. In addition, there are sections which describe some specific groups of beneficiaries, from veterans to governmental employees to the seriously ill. Special attention is devoted to those that are part of employer-sponsored group plans. Given the rapid changes to retiree healthcare benefits, it means that those who believed that they were "all set," will be required to learn the new language of Medicare.