Know Your Medicare Benefits

The Affordable Care Act provides many improvements in benefits for Seniors on Medicare, including free preventive services, free annual wellness visits and a 50% discount on prescription drugs for Medicare recipients in the coverage gap known as the “donut hole.” 

In the coming days I will be sharing important FACTS about Medicare, preventive services and other benefits now available for Seniors on Medicare. I encourage you to learn more about your Medicare benefits. The benefits are there to help support your continued good health.

FACT: 
Under the health care law, your existing guaranteed Medicare-covered benefits won’t be reduced or taken away.  Neither will your ability to choose your own doctor.

For more facts on what the Affordable Care Act will mean to Seniors and those on Medicare, go to: 

http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2011/08/srs-aff-care-act.pdf

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