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So You’ll Soon Be Going on Medicare! What Do You Need to Do?

As an American approaching age 65, you need to do your homework and get familiar with Medicare. This is because, for most of you, it will not only become your primary payer of health care costs, and for some of you, your only payer, but also because you’ll have to make a number of decisions, and make them wisely.

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US Medicare: What’s New for 2011

Caused partly by the Health Care Reform bills enacted by Congress early in 2010, and partly by a number of new regulations which went into effect on January 1, 2011, several changes were made to the Medicare program of which beneficiaries and their caregivers should be aware. While none of these changed the structure of the Medicare program, they did enhance several benefits, and also imposed a new tax.

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