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Can My Children Receive Medicare?

Can My Children Receive Medicare?

Most of the time, Medicare is for individuals who are 65 years of age or older. However, there are exceptions to this rule. Sometimes, even children can qualify for Medicare. Learn more about Medicare for children so you can find out if anyone in your family fits the criteria for coverage. Relationship Requirements In order…

tobacco use & Medicare

4 Facts about tobacco use & Medicare

Do you use tobacco products? Though it’s only one check box in a line of health questions, your answer can greatly affect your Medicare Supplement premiums. Typically, carriers are looking at tobacco use in the 12 months prior to application for coverage. Please note that tobacco use does not affect the amounts you pay for…

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How to file a Medicare claim step-by-step

Most Americans never need to file a Medicare claim. Usually, Medicare providers send claims directly to Medicare so their members don’t need to do a thing. However, in some rare cases, people in Original Medicare may need to file their own claims. Follow these steps to make sure you file yours correctly. When you may…

National Vitamin C Day

National Vitamin C Day

April 4 is National Vitamin C Day! A special day designated to celebrate this incredible vitamin and encourage people to get more of it! Possible benefits of Vitamin C According to WebMD, science is still learning all the benefits of this powerful vitamin. So far, we’ve learned: Vitamin C helps us ward off colds and…

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning Can Improve Your Mental Health

Do you often feel overwhelmed and stressed out while trying to relax at home? It might be your clutter’s fault. Studies show that our mental health can be directly affected by the space around us. So if you’re looking for ways to improve your health and overall well-being, it’s time to tackle your Spring Cleaning.…

sleep affects your health

How sleep affects your health

There’s no question: sleep affects your health. You can feel it every day you don’t get enough sleep. But besides just feeling groggy for a day, a poor sleep schedule can have long-term effects on your physical and mental health. In order to highlight the importance of good sleep habits, the National Sleep Foundation created…

Dental Coverage with Medicare

How Do I Get Dental Coverage with Medicare?

Does Medicare cover dental care? Your dental health is an important part of your overall wellness, but most standard Medicare health insurance plans do not include dental services. Instead, dental insurance is often sold separately, so you can customize your insurance to suit your needs. If you use Medicare, you should be aware that certain…

Medicare Supplement Plans 2022

Medicare Supplement Plans 2022

Medicare Supplement Insurance plans: what’s available in 2022? The world of Medicare Supplement Insurance can be intimidating. But it’s helpful to know there is no shortage of options for consumers who want extra help covering the gaps of Original Medicare. Here, we break down each of the Medicare Supplement Insurance plan types along with updates…

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Presidents and Medicare

Medicare was signed into law in 1965, but it took many years and many presidents’ work to make it happen. Let’s take a look at all the Commanders in Chief who helped build the program through proposals and legislation over the years, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). President Theodore Roosevelt…

Is Medicare State Specific?

Is Medicare State Specific?

If you’re new to the world of Medicare, you probably have a lot of questions. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by your options. United Medicare Advisors is here to give you the answers you need to inform your Medicare decisions. One question we get a lot concerns our client’s location: “Is Medicare state specific?” The…