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Are Medicare and Social Security Cuts Coming in 2023?

Are you wondering how the ongoing budget debates in Washington D.C. could lead to social security cuts in 2023? If so, you aren’t alone.  Medicare and social security are two of the most important programs for seniors in the United States. Just over 18% of American adults were on Medicare in 2021. Meanwhile, the Social [...]

2023-01-31T15:44:08-08:00February 1st, 2023|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Are Medicare and Social Security Cuts Coming in 2023?

What if I Missed AEP?

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is the time of year when Medicare beneficiaries sign up for new plans or make changes to their existing plans. In 2022, AEP ended on December 7th. But what if you missed AEP? Are you stuck with your current plan for another year? Not to worry! If you’re an Advantage [...]

2023-01-31T15:44:22-08:00December 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on What if I Missed AEP?

Should I Change My Medicare Insurance Plan During AEP?

Few things are more important than your health. That’s why finding the best Medicare insurance plan for you brings peace of mind, knowing that support and care will be there if you experience a health issue. But if you’re not exactly feeling that peace of mind right now, you’re in luck! Medicare’s annual enrollment period [...]

2023-01-18T10:43:41-08:00November 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Should I Change My Medicare Insurance Plan During AEP?

The Inflation Reduction Act: How Will it Affect Your 2023 Medical Expenses?

We have seen many buzzwords come and go in the last two years. Social distancing, mask mandates and even TikTok come to mind. But this year, one word has dominated the rest: inflation. Whether you’re talking about gas or groceries, inflation and its ill effects seem to leach into every conversation. And chances are, you’re [...]

2022-10-04T16:38:37-07:00October 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on The Inflation Reduction Act: How Will it Affect Your 2023 Medical Expenses?

Will Part B Premiums Increase In 2023?

Are you, like most seniors, wondering whether your Medicare Part B premium will increase again in 2023? This question has been on many minds after the significant increase in cost from 2021 to 2022. The 2022 increase was the highest to date, leaving many Medicare beneficiaries wondering how their Part B premiums will change in [...]

2022-09-01T15:45:02-07:00September 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Will Part B Premiums Increase In 2023?

Do Calls About Medicare Have to be Recorded?

As a senior, privacy is probably very important to you. At the same time, you need to be able to trust that your Medicare agent is carrying out what you intend for your policies. With that mind, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made some changes to how seniors and agents interact. [...]

2022-07-30T19:53:01-07:00August 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Do Calls About Medicare Have to be Recorded?

Do I Have to Sign Up For Medicare if I Am Covered by My Spouse’s Insurance?

Turning 65 is a big moment. But, if you aren’t retiring, you’re at least considering the big life questions like where you want to spend your retirement and what quality of retirement you can afford. Not least of these questions is, “Do I have to sign up for Medicare if I am covered by my [...]

2022-07-08T10:38:41-07:00July 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Do I Have to Sign Up For Medicare if I Am Covered by My Spouse’s Insurance?

Can I Drop My Employer Health Insurance For Medicare?

For many seniors, determining the right health insurance plan involves asking about the value of employer health insurance compared to Medicare. You may be turning 65, but that doesn’t mean you’re retiring, which leaves many seniors wondering what they should do. Can I drop my employer health insurance for Medicare? The short answer is yes, [...]

2022-07-08T10:36:44-07:00June 1st, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Can I Drop My Employer Health Insurance For Medicare?

Missed Out on Plan F? Medicare Plan G Might be Right for You

If you’ve been in search of a Medicare Supplement Plan, or if you’re currently enrolled in Medicare Plan F, you might be hearing quite a bit about Medicare Plan G lately. Why? Well unfortunately, Medicare Supplement Plan F, which was long considered one of the best supplement plans, is no longer being offered to new [...]

2022-05-06T16:27:21-07:00May 6th, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Missed Out on Plan F? Medicare Plan G Might be Right for You

Wondering How to Get a Medicare Replacement Card?

You’ve lost your wallet—ugh! Or maybe it was stolen. Possibly a beloved pet mistook your wallet for a chew toy. Regardless of how you got here, you now need to know how to cancel your credit cards, apply for a new driver's license and how to get a Medicare replacement card. Your Medicare card contains [...]

2022-04-05T09:39:39-07:00April 5th, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Wondering How to Get a Medicare Replacement Card?