Medicare and Other Insurance Working Together

If you have Medicare and another health insurance or coverage, each type of coverage is called a “payer.” When there is more than one payer, there are “coordination of benefits” rules that decide which one pays first. Your primary payer will pay their portion, then send the bill on to the second payer, and so [...]

2018-11-20T00:47:31+00:00May 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Outpatient Therapy and Medicare Coverage

If you have had recent surgery for a hip replacement, or a stroke, you will probably need outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech-language pathology services. When you are enrolled in outpatient care, be sure you know the limits of how much Medicare will pay. Z-West Insurance agents can help you determine the strengths and limits [...]

2017-08-08T02:49:12+00:00May 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|