How to contact Medicare

We at Insurance Professionals of Arizona get a lot of calls from senior citizens who are simply trying to get in touch with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Does Medicare cover Varicose Vein treatment?

Varicose veins are one of the most common ailments affecting older Americans today. Roughly 40 percent of men and 70 percent of women have some form of varicose veins by age 60.

Medicare Part D: A Primer

If you are a senior citizen that is looking to enroll in Medicare or change Medicare plans, and you are in need of coverage for prescription medications, you are going to want to familiarize yourself with Medicare Part D.

Medicare Part C: A Primer on Medicare Advantage

Medicare Part C: a Primer on Medicare Advantage If you are a senior citizen and Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) does not give you the coverage you need, you may be interested in a Medicare Advantage policy - otherwise known as Medicare Part C. Medicare Advantage is a comprehensive health insurance plan that …

Medicare Part B: A Primer

Medicare Part B: A Primer So you signed up for Part A and Part B of Medicare, otherwise known as “Original Medicare.” In our previous article we discussed Part A, and how it relates to hospital care. Now let us dive into Part B. Medicare Part B is essentially your health insurance for all other …

Medicare Part A: A Primer

Medicare Part A: A Primer Part A represents hospital insurance, and it’s what most people think of when they think of Medicare. When someone needs emergency care, or needs to have a prolonged stay at a hospital, Part A is what covers it. What exactly is Medicare Part A? Medicare Part A is the federal …

Dual Eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid: How It Works

Dual Eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid: How It Works Is it possible to receive insurance coverage from both Medicare and Medicaid in Arizona? The short answer is… maybe. By combining both Medicare and Medicaid coverage, it allows Arizona seniors on fixed incomes a greater ability to reduce out of pocket costs for their medical services. …

Does Medicare pay for chiropractic care?

Does Medicare pay for chiropractic care? As one can imagine, many senior citizens suffer from back pain. In fact, it is estimated that 70% to 85% of the population will experience an episode of lower back pain at some point as they grow older. So it shouldn’t be surprising that many seniors on Medicare want …