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Will Medicare pay for my dentures?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.  Original Medicare doesn’t pay for dentures or related dental appointments for fittings or tooth extractions. To get...

Nike supply chain problems in Vietnam could mean challenges ahead for Dick’s Sporting Goods

Nike Inc.’s supply chain slowdown could also put the brakes on Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc.’s momentum, according to Wells Fargo, which says it prefers Academy...

My grandfather cut my mom out of his will and left everything to me. If she’s the beneficiary on his retirement and life insurance, do I get those too?

Dear Quentin, My grandfather, 86, recently changed his will to specifically exclude my mother — his daughter — and leave everything to me. If my...

Dick’s Sporting Goods has momentum, but analysts anticipate that robust margins could be pinched

Raymond James admits it was wrong about Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. and upgraded the stock to market perform from underperform after the athletic-gear retailer crushed...

Here’s how to decide if you still need collision insurance on a car

No matter how old your car is, you need collision insurance if you have an auto loan or lease. But what if you’re not leasing...

The twists, turns and myths of applying for Medicare: How we navigated the enrollment road

In January, my husband Darnay and I started looking at all the things we needed to do financially to get ready for turning 65 later...

Insurance Companies Stop Waiving Out-of-Pocket COVID Costs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Americans may be hit with surprising bills in the future if...

Think you’re fully insured against hurricane damage? Here’s what you might be missing

As Tropical Depression Fred wreaks havoc across the eastern United States, it’s yet another reminder of the need for adequate homeowner’s insurance — but many...

Happy birthday to Social Security — and many more

Take a moment this week to wish Social Security a happy 86th birthday. Its exact birthday is on Saturday, August 14. It was that day...

Does Medicare Pay for Wheelchairs and Scooters?

Medicare Part B covers wheelchairs and scooters if you need one to get around your home due to a medical condition. To ensure coverage, your...

National Flood Insurance Program leaves out communities of color, lower-income Americans, report finds

This story has been updated to reflect that households in National Flood Insurance Program-participating communities do have access to the insurance. Less than 10% of...

7 Ways to Manage Medicare Drug Costs

August 4, 2021 7 min read This story originally appeared on NerdWallet For Americans on Medicare who need expensive medications, drug costs can get steep....

5 Reasons Why the Individual Health Insurance Market is on Fire (In a Good Way)

Most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift right now. Free Preview: Start Your Own Business Submit your email below to get...

Diabetes Drug’s New Weight Loss Formula Fuels Cost-Benefit Debate

The long list of side effects that follow ads for the newer expensive drugs to treat Type 2 diabetes sometimes include an unusual warning: They...

Opinion: What is true financial freedom?

Two recent surveys show the troubles Americans are having with money, and especially with retirement. And it’s not just in the wake of the pandemic,...

Tired and retired? Here’s how to get a good night’s sleep

After decades of toiling in the working world, you’re exhausted. Retirement is your chance for renewal, where you can regain energy and lust for life....

Does Medicare Cover Ambulance Services?

Medicare Part B covers ambulance transportation to a health care facility when it’s medically necessary and transportation in any other vehicle would… Grow Your Business,...

No, you’re not crazy. Yes, the CDC’s mask guidelines are confusing — why you should wear a mask indoors even if you’re vaccinated

Wear a mask. Don’t wear a mask. Make one. Buy one. Wear it outdoors. Wear it indoors. Confused? You’re not alone. “The delta variant is...

How to claim health insurance from your employer?

NEW DELHI: Amid the pandemic, many companies have rolled out suitable group health insurance policies for their employees. While most employers cover employees under group...

Study Identifies Racial Differences in Patient Safety in Hospitals

July 26, 2021 — Black patients have a higher rate of adverse safety events than white patients when they are admitted to the same...

I’m a 55-year-old single mom adopting a teenager. I have $550,000 in my retirement account, make $295,000 a year but would like to retire early. Can I?

I am a 55-year-old single woman with one 19-year-old child, and am a lawyer. My annual salary is $295,000. I own a home worth about...

Chipotle’s lunchtime business is picking up, a sign that workers are heading back to the office

Lunchtime at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is picking up, according to Chief Financial Officer Jack Hartung, a sign that workers are heading back to their...

4 Reasons to Consider Functional Medicine Methods

The functional medicine approach is a bespoke and integrative method to healthcare that involves knowing the prevention and management and root causes of complicated chronic...

Dow opens higher as stocks extend rebound rally

U.S. stocks opened higher Wednesday, as healthy corporate earnings reports support a rebound from a plunge that kicked off the week on fears that the...

Does Medicare Cover Addiction Treatment?

Medicare does provide coverage for treatment of substance use disorders. But there are a wide variety of approaches, and Medicare pays for only the th…...