Medicare Basics

If you’re eligible for Medicare, you probably know that there’s lots to learn about how Medicare works. Did you know you can choose from several different types of plans? Once you understand the basics, you can decide what your best option is.
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Medicare coverage is divided into several parts so you can customize your coverage to your situation. Here’s an overview.

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Make better choices and get more for your money by learning about your Medicare options. Here are some tips to help you be an informed consumer.

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Find answers to questions you may have about Medicare.

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Here’s a list of community and government agencies, organizations, and financial resources that you may find helpful.

Healthcare words

Find definitions for common health care terms.

Last updated: 01/01/2018

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island depends on contract renewal.