Medicare Part D


April 1, 2016

Welcome to Prepare for Medicare

Hello, world!  Welcome to Prepare for Medicare. We’re going to cover a lot of ground on this site, hopefully a bit educational and some fun sprinkled […]
April 1, 2016
Formulary Changes

Mid-year Formulary Changes

While it’s true that companies selling Medicare Part D plans can’t raise their premiums mid-year, sometimes things can happen that affect the level of coverage you’re getting […]
April 6, 2016
Medicare Part D Premium

Convenience From your Medicare Part D Plan Is a Double-Edged Sword

When you have Medicare Part D, the last thing you want to do is spend your time reviewing the booklets, flyers and letters your plan and/or […]
May 17, 2016
Medicare Premium

Why Am I Paying More for My Medicare?

Amazed.  Dazed.  Incredulous.  Angry.  Frustrated.  These are words describing people on Medicare who get a nice, neat letter from the Social Security Administration People announcing their […]
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 can enroll. What is Medicare? […]
November 27, 2016
Medicare Part B Drugs

Medicare Part B vs. Part D Prescription Drugs – Are You in the Right Medicare Plan?

If you’re in the wrong type of Medicare coverage, you may be paying a whole lot of money for prescription drugs billed under Medicare Part B, […]
January 11, 2017
Medicare Deductibles

Medicare Deductibles and How to Avoid Them

Deductibles are essentially flat dollar amounts you must pay before your Medicare benefits kick in.  All told, in 2017 the total Medicare deductibles add up to […]