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Natural Disasters and Medicare Special Election Periods

You may have noticed there are quite a few Medicare rules. Everything from when you can enroll to how you enroll and who can enroll is tightly regulated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). You probably usually enroll in a Medicare plan during one of the regularly-scheduled enrollment periods, like the Annual [...]

2021-02-17T16:46:04-08:00February 17th, 2021|Senior Health Insurance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Natural Disasters and Medicare Special Election Periods

AEP 2020 is Here. Here’s What You Need to Know.

2020 is coming to a close, and there are just a few more milestones before the year ends. For seniors, one of those is Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). This is a critical time of year for all beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare. But if you don’t know why AEP is important, you’re not alone. Today, [...]

2020-11-12T14:42:38-08:00November 12th, 2020|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on AEP 2020 is Here. Here’s What You Need to Know.

What is the Medicare Special Enrollment Period?

Right now, we’re in the Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP). But what happens if a major disaster strikes and you’re not able to take advantage of OEP? Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to change your plan if you need to. The Medicare Special Enrollment Period (SEP) extends the Medicare enrollment period during extenuating circumstances.  [...]

2020-08-11T15:39:33-07:00February 19th, 2020|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on What is the Medicare Special Enrollment Period?

3 Questions to Ask Before You Choose a Medicare Plan

Once a year, during Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), you’re able to choose a Medicare plan or make changes to your existing plan. This short window (ending December 7th) is your opportunity to think about your healthcare needs, learn about changes to Medicare and adjust your Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage Plan for the upcoming year. [...]

2018-11-27T13:02:47-08:00November 27th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on 3 Questions to Ask Before You Choose a Medicare Plan

Why Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is a Big Deal

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is just around the corner. It’s your once-a-year opportunity to make adjustments to your existing Medicare plan... Jack and Sarah both enrolled in original Medicare last year. Their biggest worry? Not having dental coverage. During decades of work and raising their family, they enjoyed the benefits of dental insurance. Now, without [...]

2018-08-20T13:03:32-07:00August 20th, 2018|Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on Why Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is a Big Deal