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Canceling Medicare Part B from abroad

My brother's retired and is volunteering in Gambia. He is about to be charged the IRMAA (Income-related Monthly Adjustment Amount) on his Social Security benefit. How can he cancel this as he's not ...
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How can I have my child born in Australia without going bankrupt?

I've tried doing my best to research this subject on my own. Official resources are giving me conflicting information (more on that below). Unofficial (anecdotal) resources, such as forums, are giving ...
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US citizen: should my Filipina wife give birth abroad (in the Philippines) or in the US?

I am a US citizen but I live abroad as a permanent resident in the Philippines. I've been married to a Filipina since early 2016. We've decided to move back to the US since my income in the ...
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Useing Medicare benefits while living abroad

Is it possible to keep and use Medicare benefits while living abroad in the Philippines? I'm permanently disabled and collecting Social Security.
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Reinstating Medicare/Medicaid benefits upon returning to U.S

How long does it take to get Medicare/Medicaid benefits re-instated for an elderly Alzheimer's patient who must return to the U.S. for assisted care (Washington state) after living outside the U.S. ...
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i-864 Affidavit of Support and Welfare Reform Act section 403(c)

I singed Affidavit of Support for my in-law few years back. We were not planning to apply for any government assistance and were paying medical insurance for the in-law out of pocket. And then ...
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How does 'Bulk Billing' work under Medicare in Australia?

You seem to have the option of going to a 'normal' doctor, or one that bulk bills. One charges a lot and you get a refund from Medicare, the other seems 'free'? What's the difference, and do you have ...
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Does Australian Medicare cover me internationally? [closed]

I am an Australian PR. Will Australian medicare cover me on my trips abroad (to USA/Dubai/India/Bangladesh) ?