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4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease Using Medicare

By: The My Medicare Matters Team The number 1 cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. While strides are being made in health care to reduce the number of people affected, it’s still not enough. Some of the most important things individuals can do to reduce Read more »

How to Avoid Medicare Late Enrollment Penalties

by: Margie Johnson Ware, Aging and Health Specialist For most people, realizing you have to pay a late enrollment penalty comes as a surprise. You may have delayed enrolling in Medicare because you were still working or thought you would be automatically enrolled when you turned 65. Whatever the case may be, it leaves most people Read more »

6 Things You Need to Know About Using Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans

by: The My Medicare Matters Team So, you have chosen a Medicare Advantage (MA) or Prescription Drug (Part D) plan during Open Enrollment that fits your needs, but what happens next? While your new Medicare plan will send you all the introductory paperwork you could ever need, it may be a bit overwhelming. You probably Read more »