For Coloradans who are aging in place, they may at times have need for medical services provided in the home. Since it is commonly understood that “home health care” is not something Medicare covers generally, that leaves a question of whether or not Medicare will ever pay for in-home services. The answer is Yes — but with qualifiers, as you might expect. In this article we will cover the key things to know, including who can qualify for paid services and under what conditions.
In this article we will take a look at some of the comparatively infrequent instances in which a mistake in how you apply for Medicare can have major financial consequences. This is especially true in the case of couples when one spouse has not regularly worked full time or when deaths or divorces are in play.
In what can hit some surviving family members or other heirs as a rude awakening, state Medicaid programs like Health First Colorado are required by federal law to recover certain Medicaid benefits paid on behalf of a senior Medicaid enrollee. The program typically does this by filing a claim against the estate of the enrollee after they die. This is formally known as the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP).
If you receive health care coverage in Colorado through Medicaid, you might be at risk of losing it in the coming months. States across the country have begun checking everyone’s
The combination of pandemic impacts, high inflation, and disruptions in people’s livelihoods has put many older Coloradans at risk of being unable to cover their medical expenses. This is particularly true for those who have not yet reached the age of eligibility for Medicare. Read more …
Kaiser Health News, AARP, and the National Council on Aging have all recently noted examples of how America’s older adults are leaving money on the table by not claiming financial
Learn how best to respond to the Medicare Celebrity TV Commercials; Learn about Medicare fraud and how to report it. Learn the basics of Medicare and where to get free help in signing up, understanding the different plans–from our experts.
If you face difficulty paying your Medicare premiums, help may be available for you. There are a number of options, and details vary, so read through this information carefully. What is presented here comes directly from the Medicare program.
Cheryl saw the TV commercial with Captain Kirk (aka William Shatner) and did as he suggested: she called that Medicare assistance number on the screen to get those “extra benefits
Exploding the Myths About Medicare & Medicaid – Whether You are 45 or 65 or Older and live in Colorado …This One Is for YOU!
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