JLSMITH EDUCATION CENTER

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Understanding Your Situation
Oftentimes clients tell us that they just get inundated with information from all over the place about their senior benefits and what they have coverage for. However, what most of our clients tell us that they were really concerned about what is NOT covered by their benefits.

June 11, 2017

What are excess charges?

Medicare beneficiaries may have to pay Medicare Part B excess charges if the receive services form a non-participating provider. A provider that has not signed an agreement to accept assignment for all Medicare -covered services is considered "n...

June 11, 2017

What is the difference between Participating and Non-Participating Medical Providers?

Participating providers are Physicians and practitioners who register with Medicare as participating providers agree to accept assignment for all of their Medicare patients. Accepting...

June 11, 2017

Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Part B are generally required to pay a monthly premium. Medicare Part B premiums are calculated as a share of Part B program costs. 

For most beneficiaries, Part B premiums are set to equal 25 percent of the projected annual...

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Participating and Non-Participating Medical Providers

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