Choosing a Medicare Plan

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.   […]
July 18, 2016
Medicare Advantage

Why Choose a Medicare Advantage Plan?

Medicare Advantage plans (MAPD) have exploded in popularity since re-introduced around a decade ago.  Is it the best plan for you? What makes these plans so […]
July 11, 2016
Medigap Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F and the Medicare Excess Charge

Medicare Supplement Plan F, also known as Medigap Plan F, is and has been by far the most popular plan purchased by seniors looking for the […]
June 3, 2016

Should I Stick With Original Medicare?

Choosing a Medicare plan isn’t a once-in-a-lifetime experience, it’s something you really need to be doing every year.  Just as your financial situation, health and even […]