Medicare


July 26, 2016
Medigap High Deductible Plan F

Medigap Plan F Versus High Deductible Plan F

Medicare Supplement (Medigap) High Deductible Plan F suffers from a horrible name, but don’t overlook it.  The premiums can be very affordable and the coverage is […]
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.   […]
September 6, 2016
Medicare ANOC

You Must Read Your Medicare ANOC (Annual Notice of Change)

If you have a Medicare Advantage plan or a Medicare Part D plan, it’s very important you read at least a portion of the Annual Notice […]
September 7, 2016
Medicare Sales Agent Commissions

Do Commissions Influence Medicare Insurance Agents?

It’s one of the biggest questions many people silently ask themselves: How do I know if my Medicare insurance agent has my best interests in mind, […]
September 9, 2016
Basics of Medicare

The Basics of Medicare and Enrolling

In this quick, easy post, I’ll provide the basics of Medicare, explain its different parts and highlight how and when you complete Medicare enrollment. What is […]
September 10, 2016
Working Past 65 and Medicare

Working Past 65 and Medicare

Approaching retirement age?  Working past age 65?  You still have Medicare choices to make.  If you choose poorly, you’re going to be out quite a bit […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 12, 2016
Scope of Appointment

Medicare Sales Scope of Appointment

Before Medicare insurance agents can meet with you to sell you a plan, they must secure Scope of Appointment documents from YOU, the consumer. If you […]