By RetireMEDiQ

During the fall time, the flu isn’t the only thing going around. Retirees need to be on the lookout for Medicare fraud too. What is Medicare Fraud? Fraud is any act in which a scam artist claims to be from Medicare and tries to gain access to your personal information. During Medicare’s open enrollment (a.k.a. the Annual Enrollment Period), Medicare fraud increases dramatically. We

By RetireMEDiQ

How long has it been since you last cleaned out your wallet or purse? If you are like most people, you are probably carrying around a stack of store discount cards, credit cards and insurance cards. Determining which insurance cards to use and when to use them can be very confusing. Unfortunately, there is no one answer for everyone. Here are few scenarios

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Medicare’s Preventive Services: “An Ounce of Prevention” Ben Franklin penned the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” many years ago. At the time, he was talking about fire safety, not health and wellness. However, these days it could be a mantra for anyone enrolling in Medicare! Studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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What is Medicare? Medicare was introduced in 1965 to provide Americans with more affordable health care after retirement. In order to be eligible for Medicare, you must either be 65 years of age. Or, if you are under 65, you must qualify on the basis of disability. You must also be a US citizen or legal resident for at least

By RetireMEDiQ

You already know that health care is one of your largest expenses during retirement. But did you know that prescription costs are one of the biggest line items on most retirees’ health care budget?   Prescriptions tend to eat up your retirement budget for a couple different reasons:   You will likely spend more on health care as you age.