Medicare Advice


April 3, 2018
New Medicare ID Card

What to Expect With Your New Medicare ID Card

Starting in April of this year, new Medicare ID insurance cards will be mailed out to Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) and people with […]
April 5, 2018

What If I Can’t Afford My Medicare Prescriptions?

It happens to all of us: Your doctor prescribes you a new prescription drug. Normally, doctors don’t really know the true cost of a medication at […]
April 12, 2018
Medicare HMO PPO Networks

Is My Doctor in My Medicare Network? Help!

If you’re concerned you may have to switch your doctors when you have Medicare, you should be.  There are often differences between an Obamacare (ACA) or […]
April 14, 2018
HMO vs. HMO-POS

Medicare Advantage HMO and HMO-POS Plans – Understanding the Differences

If you are in the process of shopping for Medicare health coverage, it is likely that you have seen a variety of different terms and acronyms […]
May 3, 2018
Working While On Medicare

When to Elect Medicare Part B If You’re Still Covered by a Group Health Plan

If you will be turning age 65 soon, it is likely that you’ve received a ton of mail in your mailbox about signing up for Medicare. […]
June 9, 2018
Medicare Donut Hole

What’s a Donut Hole, and How to Know Whether You’re in It!

If you get your prescription drug coverage through Medicare, then it is likely that you have heard the term “donut hole,” as it relates to these […]
June 12, 2018
How to Spot Medicare Fraud

How to Spot Medicare Fraud – And What To Do If You Become a Victim

Each year, the Medicare program loses billions of dollars to claims that are fraudulent. These claims can include providers billing Medicare for services or equipment that […]
June 14, 2018
Medicare Procedure Costs and Coverage

How to Find out What Medicare Pays for Medical Procedures, Supplies, Tests and Other Items

If you’re “bare with Medicare” or – are on Original Medicare with no Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage plan and you’re facing an upcoming surgery or […]
June 28, 2018
Long Term Care Medicare

Medicare’s Long-Term Care Benefits – They May Not Cover Nearly as Much as You Might Think

No one wants to end up in a nursing home.  No one wants to put someone in a nursing home.  But most people are not aware […]