Managing Your Medicare: An Insider's Guide to Maximizing Benefits and Lowering Costs. (Self-Counsel Health-Care) (Paperback)

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Get the most from your Medicare with this insider's guide to maximizing benefits and lowering costs. Complex rules and regulations can confuse users of the Medicare system. Whether you're a senior, the child of an aging parent, or even a health-care professional, Managing Your Medicare is the complete guide to understanding and taking advantage of the best Medicare plans to suit your needs. Author George Jacobs, a former Medicare employee, explains in easy-to-understand language how the system works and what you can do to take advantage of it. This book will help you to: * Understand how coverage and costs work * Decide what coverage you need * Choose and enroll in the best plan for you * Handle any coverage gaps * Lower your drug costs * Join and switch plans * Comply with long-term-care rules and rights * Challenge plan decisions Managing Your Medicare includes access to forms and checklists to help you plan, keep track, and manage the details. Now, more than ever, you need clear, reliable information to help you understand how Medicare works so you can make smart, cost-saving healthcare decisions. This book will help you do just that.

About the Author


George Jacobs is a retired Federal employee who worked for the Social Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for over 30 years. Since retiring he has volunteered as a Medicare beneficiary counselor. He sits on the boards of two companies which perform services under Federal contracts for the Medicare Program.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781551808574
ISBN-10: 1551808579
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
Publication Date: January 10th, 2010
Pages: 232
Language: English
Series: Self-Counsel Health-Care