Month: June 2021

durable medical equipment coverage with medicare

What Durable Medical Equipment Does Medicare Cover?

Durable Medical Equipment, covered under Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), is medical equipment, such as walkers, wheelchairs, or hospital beds, that are ordered by your doctor to use in your home. For an item to be considered as Durable Medical Equipment, it must meet the following requirements: Be durable and reusable Used for …

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original medicare & prescription drugs

Does Original Medicare Cover Prescription Drugs?

Original Medicare technically does not cover prescription medications. That is why most Medicare enrollees also need a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plan to accompany it. There are exceptions for medication coverage with Part A and Part B, though, which is what Original Medicare is composed of. Medicare Part A   Medicare Part A coverage ranges …

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medicare special enrollment period

What Is The Medicare Special Enrollment Period?

The Medicare Special Enrollment Period (SEP) is typically a two-month span where you can make adjustments to your coverage because of a special circumstance. You can make changes to your Medicare Advantage plan or Part D drug plan during a Special Enrollment Period.  For more information, or any questions answered, you can contact Cornerstone Senior …

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