Have you ever seen an ad on TV or received a flyer in the mail about Medicare Advantage? You may have noticed an enticing offer for a $0 monthly premium. A $0 premium insurance plan would have anyone excited. However, it may sound too good to be true, right? Let’s explore $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans and if free really is free.
Many people understand that they become Medicare eligible when they turn 65. What you might not know is how Medicare works if you continue working past age 65 while keeping your group health insurance coverage. There are important dates to know about Medicare as you approach age 65 and what that means for your health coverage.
News from Washington came out recently that is having a huge, positive impact on Medicare beneficiaries. The government has made mandates with regard to Medicare insulin and diabetic supplies, slashing prices in big ways!
If you are on the verge of attempting to enroll in Medicare for the first time, you are not alone. Roughly 10,000 people a day are doing just that. These are some of the first steps to take to enroll in Medicare.
It is not uncommon for retired veterans and civilians alike to get confused about VA health benefits and Medicare. Many retired veterans that are enrolled with VA health benefits believe they do not need to enroll in Medicare. They believe that their VA coverage will qualify as a substitute to Medicare. Most retired veterans are quickly discovering this is not the case.
We’ve been taught our whole lives to just say no to drugs. It is a great slogan and one to never forget unless you are about to sign up for Medicare. There are very serious consequences to saying no to Medicare prescription drug coverage. Learn why it is important to take your Medicare Part D plan very seriously to avoid long-term consequences.
If you’re one of the 3.5 million people turning 65 this year, then you are probably getting bombarded by tons of Medicare junk mail, peeking at those Medicare TV commercials or getting invites to attend a Medicare seminar. There’s a lot of information out there and unfortunately many seniors never fully understand their options.
Many people have a ton of questions during this time. Is my coverage going to change? Will my Medicare plan go away? Do I have to do anything? We get asked these questions more than any other this time of year. Depending on your situation you have some options.
If you are one of the thousands of Americans turning 65 soon, you probably understand the need to sign up for Medicare. However, you might be less familiar with Medicaid and what the term “Dual Eligible” means. There are some very important things you should know about Medicaid and Medicare dual eligible plans.
Are you getting ready to pack up and move to a new state? The last thing you want to worry about is your Medicare Supplement Plan. Have no fear, because we can help you with that. When moving to a new state you may not need to replace your Medicare Supplement Plan.