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Social Security, Medicare, and Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits
     

Social Security, Medicare, and Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

by Joseph L. Matthew, Dorothy Matthews Berman
 
Get the most out of the new Medicare drug coverage!

Everyone wants to get the most out of their retirement benefits-not to mention the best medical coverage and prescription drug benefits. Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions clearly explains what the different benefits are, and shows you how to claim what you've earned, including:

*the new

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Get the most out of the new Medicare drug coverage!

Everyone wants to get the most out of their retirement benefits-not to mention the best medical coverage and prescription drug benefits. Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions clearly explains what the different benefits are, and shows you how to claim what you've earned, including:

*the new Medicare prescription-drug coverage
*Social Security retirement and disability benefits
*Social Security dependents and survivor benefits
*Supplemental Security Income
*federal, state and local government pensions
*Medicare and Medicaid
*medigap insurance and Medicare managed-care plans
*veterans benefits

The 11th edition is completely updated to provide the latest information:Learn about "Medicare Part D," which now provides coverage for outpatient prescription drug costs-understand what it covers, how to apply for it, and how to use it. You'll also find the latest on Medicare, Medicare HMOs and other managed care plans, as well as the 12 types of medigap health plans.

This plain-English book is a must-have for anyone age 60 or over, and anyone who helps care for an elder.

Editorial Reviews

Michael Pellechia
A handy reference... [this] publisher's credentials in self-help law are impeccable.
Syndicated Columnist
Contra Costa Times
"Offers clear explanations of what to expect from a remarkable safety net that has withstood the test of time..."
Accounting Today
"The inside scoop on how to get the most out of the current system..."
Pasadena Star-News
"Anyone who can write a readable guide to Medicare should get a medal.... Why can't the system be as straightforward as this book?"
Jane Glenn Hass
A guidebook through the maze of Social Security and Medicare options.
Orange County Register

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413304480
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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