What should I know before signing up for Medicare?

What should I know before signing up for Medicare?

The Angie's List Experts podcast brings highly-rated service providers together to answer your questions and provide you with the best tips and advice for your next home improvement project or your next trip to a health care professional.


Angie's List Experts Podcast: Episode 004 - December 2013

On this installment of the Angie’s List Experts podcast, we talked with Renard Murray, the Regional Administrator for the Atlanta and Dallas Regional Offices of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Medicare plans continue to change and expand as more and more of the baby boomer generation hits the age of 65. Add in recent major legislative changes to our country’s health care system through the Affordable Care Act, and it’s easy to see why some people may have some questions about their current or future Medicare coverage.

In this podcast, Murray explains the Medicare sign-up process, shares tips and resources to ensure that you get the best primary care physician, and helps to clarify how the Affordable Care Act is impacting Medicare coverage.

You can download the podcast here.

 

Additional Resources:

www.medicare.gov - Official U.S. government site for Medicare

6 tips to make the most of your Medicare coverage

Know your choices to get the most from Medicare.

Renard L. Murray, D.M. was named the Regional Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Atlanta and Dallas Regional Offices in July 2009. Dr. Murray had been serving as Acting Regional Administrator for the two regions since February 2008. As Regional Administrator, Murray is responsible for External Affairs and serves as the CMS spokesman for the 13 states that comprise the two regions.

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