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Appealing the IRMAA (What’s that? Ans: Higher Medicare Part B & D premiums)

Appealing the IRMAA (What’s that? Ans: Higher Medicare Part B & D premiums)

How do you appeal the Medicare Income Related Monthly Adjustment Amount, or IRMAA? Amid the long checklist of things you must do at retirement, this can easily be overlooked, causing you to pay more in Medicare premiums than you need to. The IRMAA was first enacted in 2003 as a provision of the Medicare Modernization Act […]

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Medicare … what and when?

What is Medicare? Medicare is health insurance … what are the different Parts? (Note: Medicare does NOT pay for Long Term Care except in very limited cases!! That is what Long Term Care Insurance is for). When are you eligible for Medicare and when must you enroll ? (the 3 months before, the month of, and 3 months after […]

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