Medicare and a Power Of Attorney

Medicare and a Power Of Attorney. A power of attorney (POA) is a powerful tool. A medical POA is a durable power of attorney for healthcare. When you make a medical power of attorney — more commonly called a “durable power of attorney for health care”, you name a trusted person to oversee your medical care and […]

How to enroll in Medicare if you are turning 65

How to enroll in Medicare if you are turning 65, Most people become eligible for Medicare when they turn 65. Your Medicare enrollment steps will differ depending on whether or not you are collecting retirement benefits when you enter your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). If you are receiving Social Security retirement benefits or Railroad Retirement benefits, you should be automatically enrolled […]

Inpatient hospital care (Part A)

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient hospital care when all of these are true: You’re admitted to the hospital as an inpatient after an official doctor’s order, which says you need inpatient hospital care to treat your illness or injury. The hospital accepts Medicare. In certain cases, the Utilization Review Committee of the hospital approves […]