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Can I Change my Medicare Plan Whenever I Want?

People ask us all the time: Can I change my Medicare plan whenever I want? Unfortunately, it’s not that easy though you do have options. Because our health needs change as we age, it’s important to be able to change your plan to cater to your unique needs. This can also include financial changes that might come up as you age, too. Changing Your Medicare Advantage Plan First, it’s important [...]

2020-09-22T21:12:30+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Medicare Advantage, Open Enrollment|

Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care?

A chiropractor is a health care professional who performs adjustments (also referred to as manipulations) to the spine or other areas of the body. Their goal is to correct alignment of the body and ease pain. Many people visit a chiropractor to treat back pain, neck pain or even headaches. This can be a preventative service, or as result of a bad injury or accident. As chiropractor treatment methods become [...]

2020-09-22T19:33:36+00:00September 19th, 2020|Medicare Benefits|

What Prescriptions Aren’t Covered by Medicare Part D?

Medicare Part D helps cover cost of prescription drugs. Considering nearly 1 in 2 Americans are on a prescription drug, this is a very important plan for many. If you are nearing 65 and planning to start Medicare, or if you have a chronic illness, or have been seriously injured, prescription drug coverage may be a nonnegotiable for you. This is why it’s very important to weigh your options and [...]

2020-09-22T20:48:23+00:00September 16th, 2020|Medicare Part D|

3 Misbeliefs About Medicare

We’ve helped find the right Medicare benefits for thousands of people all over the United States. As we talk, we realized we kept hearing 3 common, yet untrue, beliefs about Medicare. Recognizing these must be something a lot MORE people also believe, we wanted to share the truth and set you straight with 3 simple truths! Common Misbelief #1: Once I choose a Medicare plan, I’m stuck with it forever [...]

2020-09-14T20:49:06+00:00September 13th, 2020|Original Medicare|

4 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover

Medicare can cover a lot of needs as you age. Even still, sometimes it gets a bad rap because of what it doesn’t cover. Because these are needs many of us have, or will have, as we age, it’s important to know what Medicare won’t cover. Here are 4 things to keep in mind: Hearing Aids It’s estimated that nearly two-thirds of people over the age of 70 are affected [...]

2020-09-14T20:50:18+00:00September 11th, 2020|Medicare Benefits, Original Medicare|

Are you Prepared for Medicare Open Enrollment?

As you continue aging like a fine wine, enjoying life, especially the retirement life, it’s important to be able to CONTINUE enjoying these Golden Years. When you turned 65, you became eligible for Medicare, Parts A and B most likely.  As new needs and ailments pop up, you might start questioning if you made the right decision, selecting the best plan for your needs. Is there is something better out [...]

2020-09-11T16:31:30+00:00September 10th, 2020|Open Enrollment|

Looking to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Are you looking to receive Social Security benefits? Your first step is to start getting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Most workers in America are covered by this insurance because of their FICA deduction on their paycheck. Are you one of them? SSDI can provide a monthly benefit check to help disabled people make ends meet if they become sick or hurt and are forced to stop working. To qualify, [...]

2020-09-10T14:30:41+00:00September 9th, 2020|Social Security|

Does Medicare cover transportation?

Imagine this: Your son is able to drive you to your doctor appointment this afternoon, but has to leave early to pick up your grandkids after school. How are you going to get home? Or let’s say a friend usually takes you to your appointments but is unable to for an upcoming important appointment. What are your options? And does Medicare help with these needs? When you are automatically enrolled [...]

2020-09-01T15:46:57+00:00August 29th, 2020|Medicare Advantage|

Could you benefit from MORE Medicare Benefits?

The Annual Enrollment Period is on the horizon, allowing anyone on Medicare to make changes to their coverage. This event takes place only once a year between October 15 and December 7. During this time, beneficiaries can: Switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage, or vice versa Join or drop a Medicare prescription drug plan Switch from Medicare Advantage plan with drug coverage to one without, or vice versa Update [...]

2020-09-01T15:47:54+00:00August 27th, 2020|Medicare Advantage, Open Enrollment|

Important Medicare Dates to Remember

Are you a planner at heart? Many of us are so busy we have calendars to keep track of all the activities going on in our lives: birthday parties, appointments, anniversaries, little league baseball games. As we  get closer to reaching age 65, and even once we do, it’s important to keep a new date in mind…Medicare enrollment periods. Why is this important to remember? If you miss the right [...]

2020-08-22T18:30:13+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Open Enrollment|
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