Thank you for visiting us. We are currently updating our shopping cart and regret to advise that it will be unavailable until September 1, 2014. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to serving you again.
  • Print
  • Share
Medicare For Dummies (1118805194) cover image

Medicare For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-80519-0
384 pages
October 2013
US $9.99 Purchase This E-book

This price is valid for United States. Change location to view local pricing and availability.

How to read this e-book on:
Adobe e-books are read using Adobe Digital Editions. Install Adobe Digital Editions on your PC in order to read or transfer your e-book.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Medicare 5

Chapter 1: The Nuts and Bolts of Medicare: What It Is and How It Works 7

Chapter 2: Spelling Out What Medicare Covers (A Lot, but Not Everything) 15

Chapter 3: Understanding What You Pay Toward Your Costs in Medicare 37

Chapter 4: Reducing Your Out-of-Pocket Expenses in Medicare 51

Part II: The Hows and Whens of Medicare 77

Chapter 5: Qualifying for Medicare 79

Chapter 6: Enrolling in Medicare at the Right Time for You 93

Chapter 7: Discovering How to Sign Up for Medicare 125

Chapter 8: Understanding How Medicare Fits In with Other Health Insurance 141

Part III: Making Smart Choices among Medicare's Many Options 163

Chapter 9: Making Sense of Medicare’s Many Options 165

Chapter 10: Choosing Wisely If You Go with Traditional Medicare 181

Chapter 11: Making Smart Choices If You Opt for Medicare Advantage 205

Chapter 12: Getting Help in Making Medicare Choices 217

Part IV: Navigating Medicare from the Inside 229

Chapter 13: Starting Out as a New Medicare Beneficiary 231

Chapter 14: Getting the Inside Scoop on Using Certain Medicare Benefits 259

Chapter 15: Changing Your Medicare and Medigap Coverage 285

Chapter 16: Knowing Your Rights 303

Part V: The Part of Tens 317

Chapter 17: Ten Proposed Changes to Medicare You Should Know About 319

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Stay Healthier Beyond Age 65 325

Part VI: Appendixes 331

Appendix A: Sources of Help and Information 333

Appendix B: Glossary 345

Index 351

  • Print
  • Share