TITLE

The Basics of Medicare

PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Financial Planning;Oct2013, Vol. 43 Issue 10, pB5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses facts about Medicare that financial advisors should consider as they help their clients in their financial planning. It addresses the high cost of health care in retirement and describes Medicare's elements, namely hospital insurance, medical insurance, advantage plans, and prescription drug plan. Medigap is also considered as a supplemental insurance to Medicare that can be used to deal with Medicare gaps such as copays, coinsurance, and deductibles.
ACCESSION #
90556765

 

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