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How the federal insurance program helps older Americans afford the health care vital to their well-being
Part B Premium Increase for 2022 Largest Ever
Social Security COLA hike will offset the costs
Advantage Premiums Expected to Drop in 2022
Average monthly charges could lower to $19 in 2022
How to Sign Up for Medicare
A guide for enrollment
Extra benefits fueling trend, but experts question progress
AARP interviews Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the new head of Medicare
Medicare price negotiation and out-of-pocket caps included in agreement
Know when to sign up — and your state's rules
Find out what the health insurance program covers
Life-changing events can lower your premiums
How beneficiaries get their care differs depending on the option they choose
Virtual doctor visits limit exposure risk and can slow spread of coronavirus
Take these steps to avoid big surprise medical bills in the future
A guide to hospital, doctor, Medicare Advantage and prescription drug care
You’ll need to plan ahead to pay for some common medical expenses
Monthly premiums, other out-of-pocket expenses can add up
Supplemental insurance will cover some deductibles and copays
How to make sure that the medicines you are taking are covered
What you should consider during the open enrollment period
Becoming a ‘dual eligible’ can help with out-of-pocket medical expenses
Take this quiz and discover how knowledgeable you are about the health insurance program
How to avoid financial penalties and picking the wrong plan
New interactive tool searches doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, rehab, hospice and more
Here are the requirements to be eligible for health care coverage
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In "Medicare For Dummies," AARP’s Medicare expert helps you navigate the confusing maze
Fast access to the questions you have about how the program works
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