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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.   […]
February 19, 2017
Medicare Housekeeping

Medicare Housekeeping Time!

A good practice to get into at the beginning of each year is to take a little time and do some annual Medicare housekeeping.  The following […]
October 4, 2018
Medicare Advantage Shopping List

Medicare Advantage Pre-Enrollment Checklist

AEP is almost upon us – it starts on October 15th and ends on December 7th!  Thinking of changing plans?  Where do you begin? Having the […]
October 13, 2018
Medciare scams on the rise

Is This Medicare Calling?

If you’re age 65 or over, then you have undoubtedly received phone calls from a wide range of solicitors, asking you if they can “have just […]
October 19, 2018
Medicare Advantages

Proposed Changes to Medicare’s Payment System

Throughout the years, as doctors have (on average) been spending less and less time with their patients, consumers and the medical community alike have voiced their […]
November 12, 2018
Medicare Checklsit AEP

Medicare AEP Coverage Quiz

Choosing the right Medicare option is not an easy task for many people. While there are actually several ways that you can go with your benefits, […]
November 12, 2018
2019 Star Ratings PDP MAPD

2019 Medicare Star Rating Low Performers – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

On October 10, 2019 Medicare released updated Star Ratings for 2019 Medicare Advantage (MAPD) and Prescription Drug (PDP) Plans.  Star ratings are very important to health […]
November 15, 2018
Medicare Advantage

Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage?

Contrary to what many people believe, there isn’t just one single program for receiving your Medicare benefits. In fact, while Original Medicare can certainly provide coverage […]