The big healthcare cost that Medicare doesn’t cover
Most people on Medicare know that it doesn’t cover everything, and there are also deductibles for both Part A and B. But one big thing that Medicare doesn’t cover is dental care, which eats deeply into the wallets of a majority of people who are otherwise covered by Medicare for most of their healthcare expenses. Medicare Advantage plans often offer dental coverage, but deductibles and sometimes additional premiums usually mean you’re still on the hook for additional expenses, just as you are with a stand-alone dental plan. In this CNBC article by Darla Mercado, the author examines the high cost of dental care and how it is affecting the 65% of Medicare beneficiaries who have no dental coverage. Click here to read more.