Monthly Archives June 2019

Traveling abroad this summer? Read this first.

Planning to travel abroad this summer? Before you go, remember that Medicare usually does not cover health care services or supplies while you’re traveling outside the United States (except in these rare cases). Learn More   That doesn’t mean you have to travel abroad without health coverage. Here are 3 ways you can get health coverage outside the U.S.: If you have a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy, check your policy to see if it includes coverage when traveling outside the U.S. If you have Medicare Advantage or another Medicare health plan (instead of Original Medicare), check with your plan
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Check out Medicare’s updated “What’s covered” app!

We’ve heard your feedback, and improved Medicare’s official “What’s covered” mobile app. Updates include better search, a Spanish version of the app, and more — so you can easily see what’s covered. Now’s a great time to download “What’s covered” — available for free on the App Store and Google Play. If you already have the app, make sure to download the most recent version. Search or browse in the app to learn what items and services are covered by Medicare Part A and/or Part B, how to get covered benefits, and basic cost information. Use the app at the
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