Healthcare Costs Too Much? Here’s Help - GOBankingRates
Medicare, of course, is the nation’s primary healthcare program for nearly 64 million seniors over the age of 65. But there are premiums associated with Medicare, specifically for Medicare Part B, which is coverage for outpatient services, and Part D which is prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part A is free to anyone also eligible for Social Security). Medicare Part A (for inpatient hospitalization coverage) and Part B also have a deductible which you must pay, all of which adds up to many seniors – especially those on a fixed income – struggling with the cost of their healthcare. To address that, this GOBankingRates article explains that help paying for Medicare premiums and other healthcare costs may be available through special assistance programs available to seniors who qualify due to low income and few financial assets. Click here to read more.