Choosing a Medicare Plan


May 5, 2018
ACA "Obamacare" and Medicare

When to Enroll in Medicare If You Are On an Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Plan

If you are approaching age 65 and you are currently enrolled in a health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Ace (which is also referred to […]
May 1, 2018
When To Begin Shopping for Medicare Insurance Coverage

New to Medicare? When To Start Shopping for Medicare Coverage

Even if you haven’t turned age 65 yet, chances are that you are considering what moving to Medicare for your health care coverage when you become […]
April 21, 2018
Medicare Supplement Plans

Tradeoffs to Consider Between High Premiums and High Deductibles with Medicare Coverage

As we age, health care can often encompass a larger percentage of our overall living expenses. In addition, as the cost of health care services continues […]
March 31, 2018
Medicare Dental

Do You Get Dental Benefits with Medicare?

Did you know routine dental care isn’t covered by Original Medicare? If you’re shopping for a Medicare health plan, you may be wondering whether or not […]
January 11, 2017
Medicare Deductibles

Medicare Deductibles and How to Avoid Them

Deductibles are essentially flat dollar amounts you must pay before your Medicare benefits kick in.  All told, in 2017 the total Medicare deductibles add up to […]
October 12, 2016
Scope of Appointment

Medicare Sales Scope of Appointment

Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP) is just days away. This is a very busy time for insurance sales agents, who are filling their calendars with sales […]
September 24, 2016
Medicare Star Ratings

Medicare Advantage Star Ratings and Your Wallet

Assigning Medicare Star ratings to Medicare Advantage plans is attempt by the government to neatly rate the quality of a Medicare Advantage (MAPD) plan.   Like most […]
September 18, 2016
Medigap Plan C

Medicare Supplement: What’s the Difference Between Plan C and F?

Medicare Supplement plans have been around for ages, and the most popular plans by far are Plan C and Plan F.  So, what’s the difference?  Not […]
August 12, 2016
Medicare Websites

The Three Types of Medicare Websites

Over the years, I’ve spent thousands of hours online reviewing Medicare websites.  What’s available is confusing, incomplete, wrong or not quite objective enough for me.   […]