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  • History of Medicare Coverage The year 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare. The program has successfully kept many seniors out of poverty for five decades due to skyrocketing health care costs. Medicare beneficiaries include those over 65, younger people with certain disabilities and those completely dependent on kidney dialysis.┬áIt should be remembered that Medicare …

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  • Medicare prescription drug coverage (or part D) and Medigap coverage are two separate types of assurance apart from Original Medicare. Both the part D drug plan and Medigap coverage plan are classified separately, and they must be paid for separately. This article will help you understand these Medicare “extras,” as well as whether or not …

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  • Medicare acts as an insurance program while Medicaid may be viewed as an assistance program. Medicare is credited with providing health coverage to people above 65 years, younger disabled citizens, and dialysis patients. Also, worth noting, Medicare is a federal program. These means its services are the same in the entire United States of America. …

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