Significance of Medicare and Medicare Plans to Millennials
Millennials, also known as “Generation Y” or “Generation Me”, should start thinking of the future now. There are so many things you can think of, and one of them is the Medicare and Medicare plan for yourself. You should prepare yourself of the possibilities and conditions you will face when you reach your old and golden age even when you are still young. Present issues must not be your only focus. Your future goals must also involve health issues because health is wealth.
What is Medicare? Medicare is a federal insurance plan intended for people of 65 years of age and above, younger people with certain kind of disabilities and people at any age with permanent kidney failure illness that requires dialysis or a transplant. The coverage of the Medicare services covers hospital insurance, medical insurance. Medicare advantage plan or medical replacement plan and also for prescribable drugs.
If that is so, why bother to think of Medicare issues when you are in your young age? It is better to have backup plans in case of emergency and Medicare and Medicare plan will provide this for you. You will never know when you will get sick and when you need to go to a hospital. When times that you are emotionally and financial down, illness will come to you. To keep you physically fit and healthy Medicare plans may offer an extra coverage for you.
Different type of plan and part has different Medicare cost. Monthly premium payment is not necessary if you decided to buy a “premium-free Plan A” Medicare plan. But you only pay a certain amount each month. With the different type of medical plan, the cost of Plan A, B and C will vary also. Others may willing to pay more for more benefits.
You pay for your health care and supplies when you get a Medicare plan for Plan A and Plan B. Everything you need will not be paid by the said plan. With that reason, Medicare Supplemental Plan which is called Medigap must be established. Private insurance companies usually offered this kind of Supplemental Plan. Medigap policy fills the “gaps” of Original Medicare Plans.
To avoid big losses in the future that result from unhealthy body, it is the wiser to invest on health plan as early as possible. As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure. The current situation of the earth today; pollution everywhere, instant and fast food, stressful communities and all other aspects make our lifespan shorter. Preparing yourself at all time would be a wise move. Go get your Medicare plan today and enjoy a better life tomorrow.