Social Security and Medicare Answer Book

Social Security and Medicare Answer Book

by David A. Pratt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735538924
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Product dimensions: 7.08(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

• Introduction
• Overview of the Social Security System
• Coverage Under the Social Security Act
• Social Security Taxes and Earnings
• Benefits Programs
• Application for Benefits and Proof of Entitlement
• Entitlement for Disability
• Payment of Benefits
• Administrative Review Process
• Loss of Benefits
• Introduction to Medicare
• Eligibility for Medicare
• Medicare Secondary Payer Rules
• Medicare Claims and Appeals
• Medicare Financing
• Benefits Under Medicare Part A
• Benefits Under Medicare Part B
• Medicare Exclusions
• Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) Insurance
• Additional Medicare Options Under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997
• The New Prescription Drug Benefit
• Index

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