1810, 2020

What Happens if I Need a Doctor While Traveling?

October 18th, 2020|Categories: Medicare Advantage, Original Medicare, Retirement|

To many, retirement means freedom. Being able to wake up and do as you please all day, without the responsibility of work. Many older Americans use this time to travel, checking off places and things on their bucket list. If you plan to become a jetsetter upon retirement, you should check whether your health insurance coverage travels with you. When you travel, your coverage will depend on where you travel [...]

1610, 2020

What’s the difference between Medigap and Medicare Advantage?

October 16th, 2020|Categories: Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part C|

Dubunking Medicare can be mind boggling. That’s exactly why we work with people just like you, comparing hundreds of plans to find the best option for them based on their condition, budget, and location. Many future and current beneficiaries ask the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medigap. Is one better than the other? Do you need one or both? This blog will help break it down. Medigap Medigap plans have [...]

910, 2020

Medicare Advantage or Medicare Original?

October 9th, 2020|Categories: Medicare Advantage, Original Medicare|

There are so many options for Medicare these days. Outside of Original Medicare, Parts A and B, beneficiaries can opt for a Medicare Advantage plan which can offer additional – and impressive - benefits. So which Medicare plan is best for you? One factor to consider is cost. Costs are a major deciding factor on most purchases in life, and Medicare plans are no exception.  In addition to your premiums, [...]

710, 2020

Don’t Miss It! Open Enrollment is Happening Now.

October 7th, 2020|Categories: Open Enrollment|

It is arguably the most important time of year for Medicare beneficiaries. Starting next week, October 15-December 7, anyone enrolled in Medicare can make changes to their plans. 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 something [...]

210, 2020

Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living?

October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Medicare Benefits|

Assisted living residences are housing facilities for people with disabilities or for adults who can’t or who choose not to live independently. They provide supervision and assistance with activities of daily living. The cost of Assisted Living Facilities nationwide can vary from $2,000 - $5,000 per month. This can obviously become costly quickly, forcing people to ask if Medicare will cover the assisted living. Medicare, a type of health insurance for [...]

2509, 2020

What Medicare Benefits Are Available to People Under 65?

September 25th, 2020|Categories: Medicare Benefits, Medicare Under 65|

Did you know you don’t have to be 65 to qualify for Medicare? That’s right, Medicare Disability Plans are issued to anyone that has been receiving Social Security Disability Income for 24 months. On the 25th month, you automatically get put on Medicare. But you get put on Original Medicare, Parts A and B only. And here’s the thing no one has taken the time to tell you. While Original [...]

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