Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions

Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

Author: Joseph Matthews

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323561

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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Your complete guide to Social Security retirement and medical benefits. If you want to get the highest possible retirement or pension income – not to mention the best medical coverage, turn to Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions to discover the benefits you're entitled to and how to claim them as easily as possible. Navigate the complex and often daunting Social Security and Medicare systems using the resources and information in this complete guide. Learn about Medicare coverage, including Part D prescription drug coverage, and understand medigap insurance and Medicare managed care and what makes the most sense for you. And if you are denied for any medical treatment or benefits, this book teaches you how to file an appeal with Medicare, Social Security, or your state’s Medicaid agency. Also learn how to claim disability benefits, veterans benefits, and federal retirement benefits. This edition updates benefit numbers for Social Security, Medicare, and SSI for 2017.
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Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions

Author: J. L. Matthews,Dorothy Matthews Berman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413307531

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

View: 1904

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An essential tool for everyone over 55, this book shows readers how to cut through the bureaucracy to get their slab of the pie_ It explains:Social Security retirement and disability benefits-Supplemental Security Income-Civil Service retirement benefits-Medicare, Medicaid and Medi-gap health insurance-veterans benefits--2008 will be the first year the Baby Boomers will be eligible for Social Security retirement- Our new material on when it's best to claim your benefits fits right in
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Social Security, Medicare, and Pensions

Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

Author: J. L. Matthews,Dorothy Matthews Berman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873372893

Category: Medicare

Page: 320

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Essential for everyone over 55, this book shows them how to maximize benefits and cut through the bureaucracy to get what they're entitled to. It explains the rules surrounding Social Security retirement and disability benefits, Supplemental Security Income, Civil Service retirement benefits, Medicare, Medicaid and Medi-gap health insurance and more. Includes practical information on how to get the most of available benefits -- examples and charts show what to expect at what age.
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Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions

Get the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits

Author: J. L. Matthews,Dorothy Matthews Berman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413310974

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 482

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Everyone wants the highest possible retirement and pension income-not to mention the best medical coverage. Discover everything you're entitled to with this completely updated edition of Social Security, Medicare Government Pensions.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Social Security And Medicare,2e

Author: Lita Epstein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440650705

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 8784

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Get it while you can ... Complex, ever-changing, and controversial, the future of our current system of Social Security and Medicare is uncertain. This indispensable guide explains the proposed changes and current status of these important social programs. Completely revised to incorporate changes to compensation scales and survivor benefits, and with an expanded section on Medicare and the new drug programs, this book is the most up-to-date overview of Social Security and Medicare currently available. * Revised and updated with the latest 2006 statistics on income scales and cost of living; such Social Security Benefits as survivor benefits and disability payments; tax codes; and more * Completely new chapters on Medicare, the Medicare Drug Programs, and the current political climate and proposed changes * Completely revised section on resources
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State and Local Gov't. Pension Plans

Governance Practices and Long-Term Investment Strategies Have Evolved Gradually as Plans Take on Increased Investment Risk

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437939961

Category:

Page: 48

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Recent market declines have significantly diminished the asset value of state and local pension plans (PP). Reported unfunded liabil. for these plans are estimated in the hundreds of billions of dollars. As a result, in the long term, these governments may need to make significant fiscal adjustments such as modifying employee benefits, or increasing contributions to plans. They may also alter invest. strategies to attempt to maximize returns by assuming increased risk. This report examined: (1) who makes invest. decisions for PP and what guides their decision making; (2) how PP allocate their assets and manage their invest.; and (3) practices that PP are using to meet a range of challenges in governance, invest., or funding. Illus. A print on demand report.
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Long-Term Care

How to Plan & Pay for It

Author: Joseph Matthews

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332312X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 376

View: 1298

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Get the best care, in the right place, at the right price To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough times. Long-Term Care helps you and your family understand the range of available choices. Even more important, it guides you toward the best care you can afford. You’ll learn how to: explore your options for home care, assisted living and nursing homes get the most out of Medicaid, Medicare and veterans’ programs evaluate long-term care insurance consider the special needs of people with dementia or Alzheimer’s, and protect your loved ones from elder fraud. This completely updated edition includes an expanded discussion of Medicaid coverage, special long-term care insurance, assisted living, and long-term care. Plus, you'll get up-to-date benefit numbers, laws and taxes, and revised information on veterans' benefits.
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