Medicare


January 15, 2019
Medicare Extra Help

Paying for Medicare on a Limited Income

If you have limited income and resources, you may be able to get help paying your Medicare Part A and/or B premium from your state. You […]
January 15, 2019

The Prepare for Medicare Weekly: Monday, January 14, 2019

Cigna Plans Broader Medicare Advantage Offerings (Forbes) Their CMS-imposed marketing sanctions behind them, it looks like Cigna is looking to get back into the MAPD game […]
December 5, 2018
Medicare Part B Premium 2019

How Much Will Your Medicare Part B Premium Cost in 2019?

While most Medicare enrollees are able to receive Part A (hospitalization) coverage free of charge, the Part B (outpatient care, medical equipment, and doctor’s services) portion […]
December 3, 2018
Medicare Booklet 2019

Medicare Booklet – 2019 Medicare and You Handbook

There are literally thousands of combinations of Medicare coverage you can choose from.  If you’re the DIY sort, the most objective and complete place to start […]
December 1, 2018
OEP 2019

The Big 3 Medicare Enrollment Periods – AEP, OEP, IEP

Since late September, Medicare Advantage insurance companies have been literally spending millions, if not a combined trillions of dollars on advertising, trying to get you to […]
November 15, 2018
Medicare Advantage

Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage?

We are right in the middle of the 2019 AEP.  The OEP begins on January 1, 2019, which will allow many folks to make another change […]
October 21, 2018
Medicare Scam

How to Spot a Medicare or Social Security Scam Call and What to Do If You Receive One

Today, it seems like there are scams taking place in just about every industry that you can imagine – and unfortunately, Medicare and Social Security aren’t […]
October 19, 2018
Medciare Advantages

Restoring the Doctor and Patient Relationship Through 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 […]
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 […]