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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?

Medicare Advantage vs Fee-for-Service: Is One More Susceptible to Fraud?

We’ve all heard horror stories about exorbitant medical bills no ordinary person could ever hope to pay. A 20% copay on a $7 million hospital bill or the cost of life-saving medication skyrocketing overnight? These situations are gut-wrenching to say the least. The typical American simply can’t afford routine care and medication, let alone hospital [...]

2022-03-06T15:52:09-08:00March 7th, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Medicare Advantage vs Fee-for-Service: Is One More Susceptible to Fraud?

2 Truths and 3 Lies About Medicare Advantage Plans

Do you get confused when you hear terms like Medigap, Part D or Open Enrollment? If so, you’re not alone! Maybe you’ve just turned 65 or you’ve recently left an employer-sponsored plan. Or, perhaps you’ve been on Original Medicare for years but haven’t recently put any intentional thought into new options.  Whatever the case may [...]

2022-01-24T19:10:57-08:00January 25th, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on 2 Truths and 3 Lies About Medicare Advantage Plans

OEP 2022 is Here for Medicare Advantage Plan Holders

We know this time of year can be overwhelming—and we’re not just talking about recovering from the holidays! For Medicare, the end of the year also means your Annual Election Period (AEP) has ended, and the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP 2022) is fast on its heels.  So, what is OEP 2022, and does [...]

2021-12-21T14:16:46-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on OEP 2022 is Here for Medicare Advantage Plan Holders

3 Important Changes to Medicare Advantage Plans in 2022

As Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans rise in popularity, each new year brings improvements to these policies. Here's a rundown of the most important changes to Medicare plans in 2022 and how they could affect your choices for the upcoming Open Enrollment Period (OEP) starting January 1. The History of Advantage Plans Since 1997, seniors eligible [...]

2021-12-21T13:48:52-08:00December 3rd, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on 3 Important Changes to Medicare Advantage Plans in 2022

It’s Fall, Y’all!

Autumn is finally here! How did that happen so fast? One minute we’re enjoying the sunshine and barbecues in the backyard, and the next we’re welcoming Mr. Autumn Man and digging out wool sweaters.  Fall always inspires mixed emotions. On the one hand, we’re sad to see the sunny days and beach trips slip away. [...]

2021-11-10T13:34:08-08:00October 11th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on It’s Fall, Y’all!

AEP Is Coming!

Did you know that the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is just around the corner? It is! But there’s still time to reach out to your agent, research your options, and potentially change your plan. AEP starts October 15th and runs through December 7th with changes going into effect starting January 1, 2022. Since AEP [...]

2021-10-12T13:41:48-07:00October 11th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on AEP Is Coming!

Long-Term Care Insurance for Seniors: Costs and Considerations

You’ve no doubt heard of long-term care insurance for seniors (LTC), and you may have even debated whether or not you should sign up for a plan. While not everyone can afford long-term care insurance, knowing what your options are and what factors influence the cost is important. For many seniors, LTC insurance is appealing. [...]

2021-09-24T13:56:50-07:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Long-Term Care Insurance for Seniors: Costs and Considerations

Disabled and Under 65? Get the Care You Need with Medicare

What happens to your insurance coverage when you’re disabled and can’t work? Most people think of Medicare coverage as strictly for seniors, but if you're disabled and under 65, you may also qualify. Nearly 15% of current Medicare recipients are under the age of 65. Today we’re discussing some of the most common questions people [...]

2021-08-20T14:34:24-07:00August 20th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Disabled and Under 65? Get the Care You Need with Medicare