The Resource Medicare For Dummies, Patricia Barry, (electronic resource)

Medicare For Dummies, Patricia Barry, (electronic resource)

Label
Medicare For Dummies
Title
Medicare For Dummies
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The fast and easy way to get up to speed on Medicare Since the creation of Medicare in 1965, significant changes have affected the legislation. With 77 million baby boomers entering the program, questions about what Medicare is and how it affects seniors are certain to arise. Medicare For Dummies addresses this uncertain topic and helps those eligible for Medicare benefits maneuver the complicated process. Topics include: summary of Medicare benefits; Medicare coverage options; Medicare rights and protections; updated information on changes to Medicare based on recent cha
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Patricia
Dewey number
368.382400973
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • RA412.
  • HG9391
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicare
  • Medicare -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • Medicare -- Popular works
  • Prescription pricing
  • Health
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Insurance / Risk Assessment & Management
Label
Medicare For Dummies, Patricia Barry, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5303E482-1E44-422D-8CBE-728F699D08AD
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Chapter 10: Choosing Wisely If You Go with Traditional Medicare
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Medicare; Chapter 1: The Nuts and Bolts of Medicare: What It Is and How It Works; Addressing Some Upfront Questions about Medicare; Coming to Terms with the ABCs (and D) of Medicare; Recognizing That You Have Choices and Must Make Timely Decisions; Chapter 2: Spelling Out What Medicare Covers (A Lot, but Not Everything); Understanding What Part A and Part B Cover; Knowing What Part D Covers
  • The Gaps: Discovering What Medicare Doesn't CoverDistinguishing When Coverage Comes with Limits; Chapter 3: Understanding What You Pay Toward Your Costs in Medicare; Boning Up on Premiums, Deductibles, and Co-payments; Paying Higher-Income Premiums; Paying Medicare Taxes While Receiving Medicare Benefits; Chapter 4: Reducing Your Out-of-Pocket Expenses in Medicare; Purchasing Medigap Insurance; Qualifying for Help from Your State; Examining Whether Extra Help Can Lower Your Drug Costs; Choosing a Drug Plan with Extra Help; Considering Other Ways to Cut Costs
  • Parts A and B Coverage Start Times by EnrollmentPart II: The Hows and Whens of Medicare; Chapter 5: Qualifying for Medicare; Hitting the Milestone of Age 65; Qualifying for Medicare under Age 65 on the Basis of Disability; Falling through the Cracks: Health Care Options if You Can't Get Medicare Yet; Chapter 6: Enrolling in Medicare at the Right Time for You; At a Glance: Surveying Situations That Affect Enrollment Timing; Understanding Your Initial Enrollment Period; Delaying Part B if You'll Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period Later; Enrolling in Other Specific Situations
  • Deciding Whether and When to Sign Up for Part D Drug CoverageUnderstanding the Consequences of Not Signing Up at the Right Time; Chapter 7: Discovering How to Sign Up for Medicare; Being Automatically Enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B; Sign Me Up! Applying for Medicare Parts A and B; Opting Out of or Disenrolling from Part A or Part B; Untangling Enrollment Periods: Knowing When Your Coverage Begins; Chapter 8: Understanding How Medicare Fits In with Other Health Insurance; Understanding Medicare's Coordination of Benefits System
  • Seeing How Medicare Works with an Employer's Health Insurance PlanFiguring Out How Other Federal Health Benefits Fit In with Medicare; Mixing Medicare with Workers' Comp or No-Fault or Liability Insurance; Part III: Making Smart Choices among Medicare's Many Options; Chapter 9: Making Sense of Medicare's Many Options; Seeing the Big Picture: Your Starting Point to Navigating the Medicare Maze; Digging into the Details of Traditional Medicare versus Medicare Advantage; Discovering How Medigap Policies Differ from Medicare Advantage Plans
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (387 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118805152
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861558967
Label
Medicare For Dummies, Patricia Barry, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5303E482-1E44-422D-8CBE-728F699D08AD
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Chapter 10: Choosing Wisely If You Go with Traditional Medicare
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Medicare; Chapter 1: The Nuts and Bolts of Medicare: What It Is and How It Works; Addressing Some Upfront Questions about Medicare; Coming to Terms with the ABCs (and D) of Medicare; Recognizing That You Have Choices and Must Make Timely Decisions; Chapter 2: Spelling Out What Medicare Covers (A Lot, but Not Everything); Understanding What Part A and Part B Cover; Knowing What Part D Covers
  • The Gaps: Discovering What Medicare Doesn't CoverDistinguishing When Coverage Comes with Limits; Chapter 3: Understanding What You Pay Toward Your Costs in Medicare; Boning Up on Premiums, Deductibles, and Co-payments; Paying Higher-Income Premiums; Paying Medicare Taxes While Receiving Medicare Benefits; Chapter 4: Reducing Your Out-of-Pocket Expenses in Medicare; Purchasing Medigap Insurance; Qualifying for Help from Your State; Examining Whether Extra Help Can Lower Your Drug Costs; Choosing a Drug Plan with Extra Help; Considering Other Ways to Cut Costs
  • Parts A and B Coverage Start Times by EnrollmentPart II: The Hows and Whens of Medicare; Chapter 5: Qualifying for Medicare; Hitting the Milestone of Age 65; Qualifying for Medicare under Age 65 on the Basis of Disability; Falling through the Cracks: Health Care Options if You Can't Get Medicare Yet; Chapter 6: Enrolling in Medicare at the Right Time for You; At a Glance: Surveying Situations That Affect Enrollment Timing; Understanding Your Initial Enrollment Period; Delaying Part B if You'll Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period Later; Enrolling in Other Specific Situations
  • Deciding Whether and When to Sign Up for Part D Drug CoverageUnderstanding the Consequences of Not Signing Up at the Right Time; Chapter 7: Discovering How to Sign Up for Medicare; Being Automatically Enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B; Sign Me Up! Applying for Medicare Parts A and B; Opting Out of or Disenrolling from Part A or Part B; Untangling Enrollment Periods: Knowing When Your Coverage Begins; Chapter 8: Understanding How Medicare Fits In with Other Health Insurance; Understanding Medicare's Coordination of Benefits System
  • Seeing How Medicare Works with an Employer's Health Insurance PlanFiguring Out How Other Federal Health Benefits Fit In with Medicare; Mixing Medicare with Workers' Comp or No-Fault or Liability Insurance; Part III: Making Smart Choices among Medicare's Many Options; Chapter 9: Making Sense of Medicare's Many Options; Seeing the Big Picture: Your Starting Point to Navigating the Medicare Maze; Digging into the Details of Traditional Medicare versus Medicare Advantage; Discovering How Medigap Policies Differ from Medicare Advantage Plans
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (387 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118805152
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861558967

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