Medicare Advice


February 16, 2019
2019 Medicare Improvements

Medicare is Getting Better in 2019

If you’re covered for health insurance by Medicare, then you may have already noticed some important changes that are taking place – primarily improvements – with […]
February 14, 2019
Medicare Home Health

Does Medicare Cover Home Health Care Services?

With people living longer lives today, it is becoming more common to require at least some amount of assistance at home. This care is oftentimes for […]
February 11, 2019
Prepare for Medicare Newsletter

The Prepare for Medicare Weekly: Monday, February 11, 2019

6 Medicare Benefits You Shouldn’t Pass Up (NASDAQ) Quit smoking, lose weight and give up the booze once and for all! Hidden Medicare benefits you should […]
January 22, 2019
Prepare for Medicare Newsletter

The Prepare for Medicare Weekly: Monday, January 21, 2019

How Does the Government Shutdown Affect Medicare? (Kiplinger)Will the government shutdown affect Medicare? How about Veteran’s healthcare? The answer (fortunately) is no. Both are funded through […]
January 15, 2019
Medicare Extra Help

Paying for Medicare on a Limited Income

If you have limited income and resources, you may be able to get help paying your Medicare Part A and/or B premium from your state. You […]
January 15, 2019

The Prepare for Medicare Weekly: Monday, January 14, 2019

Cigna Plans Broader Medicare Advantage Offerings (Forbes) Their CMS-imposed marketing sanctions behind them, it looks like Cigna is looking to get back into the MAPD game […]
November 19, 2018
Medicare Part D shopping

How to Shop for a PDP for 2019

Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage is offered by individual insurance companies, and not through Medicare itself. Sometimes they’re called PDPs.  Every year, these plans change […]
November 15, 2018
Medicare Advantage

Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage?

We are right in the middle of the 2019 AEP.  The OEP begins on January 1, 2019, which will allow many folks to make another change […]
October 21, 2018
Medicare Scam

How to Spot a Medicare or Social Security Scam Call and What to Do If You Receive One

Today, it seems like there are scams taking place in just about every industry that you can imagine – and unfortunately, Medicare and Social Security aren’t […]