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Planning to travel while on Medicare? Make sure you have coverage at your destination

September 15, 2019

From the CNBC website

For many older Americans, retirement means freedom to explore beyond your backyard. Before you take off, however, check whether your health insurance travel with you.

Assuming you’re on Medicare — most adults age 65 or older are — coverage away from home depends partly on where you travel to, along with whether you’re on basic Medicare or get your benefits through an Advantage Plan. It also can depend on whether the care you get is routine or due to an emergency.

And while travel medical insurance can be the solution to plugging holes in coverage, it’s worthwhile first determining whether you need it.

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