MAPD


July 15, 2016
plane flying

Will Your Medicare Coverage Travel with You?

Summertime means the beach, BBQ and travel.  Will your Medicare coverage travel with you?  Should you buy a travel insurance policy before going overseas?  What if […]
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 […]
January 11, 2017
Medicare Deductibles

Medicare Deductibles and How to Avoid Them

Medicare deductibles are essentially flat dollar amounts you must pay before your Medicare benefits kick in.  All told, in 2019 the total Medicare deductibles add up […]
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 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 […]
May 1, 2018
When To Begin Shopping for Medicare Insurance Coverage

New to Medicare? When To Start Shopping for Medicare Coverage

Even if you haven’t turned age 65 yet, chances are that you are considering what moving to Medicare for your health care coverage when you become […]
June 19, 2018
Medicare Prior Authorization

How Medicare Prior Authorization Works and Why It Is Necessary

Depending on what type of medical services you use, it may be necessary for you to obtain prior authorization (PA) through your Medicare health plan before […]
June 21, 2018
Medicare Sales Seminars

What to Expect When Attending a Medicare Sales Seminar

If you are over 65 it is likely that you have been receiving information about Medicare with regard to health care and prescription medication coverage. It […]