Medicare Supplement


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 […]
July 11, 2016
Medigap Plan F

Medicare Supplement Plan F and the Medicare Excess Charge

Medicare Supplement Plan F, also known as Medigap Plan F, is and has been by far the most popular plan purchased by seniors looking for the […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 21, 2018
Medicare Supplement Plans

Tradeoffs to Consider Between High Premiums and High Deductibles with Medicare Coverage

As we age, health care can often encompass a larger percentage of our overall living expenses. In addition, as the cost of health care services continues […]