Medicare Advantage


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 […]
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 […]
April 5, 2018
prescription drugs

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 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 […]
April 19, 2018
MAPD Medicare Advantage Premium

How Can My Medicare Advantage Plan Premium Be Free?

It has often been said that “the best things in life are free.” But when referencing health insurance options, free is not a word that is […]
August 14, 2018
MAPD Doctor

Enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan? How to Find the Right Primary Care Physician

If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, then chances are that your plan may operate as an HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) or a PPO (Preferred […]
August 30, 2018
Making the right Medicare Plan Choice

The Three C’s – Cost, Coverage, Choice – the Right Medicare Plan for You

Although the term “Medicare” is often used to refer to the health care program for those who are age 65 and over, what many people may […]
September 12, 2018
Urgent Care Medicare

In a Medicare Advantage Plan and Can’t See Your Doctor?

If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan for obtaining your health insurance coverage, then it is likely that you may be required to choose a […]
September 27, 2018
Medicare and You New 2019

Updated Medicare Information at Your Fingertips

Medicare benefits can be confusing!  We are already more than halfway through AEP and the OEP is fast approaching.  As always, there are plenty of TV […]