What Does Medicare NOT Cover?

As you turn 65 and start utilizing your Medicare, you will find that while there are plenty of things your Medicare covers, there are things it doesn’t cover. If you are coming off an employee health care plan, you might be surprised to learn that Original Medicare, Parts A and B, don’t cover everything your employer plan did. This doesn’t mean you can’t get coverage for those things, it simply [...]

2020-11-25T18:09:39+00:00Uncategorized|

How to Avoid 3 Common Medicare Mistakes

Look, we get it. You’re likely bombarded with commercials, direct mail, aids and info on Medicare. Sometimes, it’s so overwhelming, you toss it to the side and push it off for another time. Before you cause yourself penalties, missed deadlines or fees, consider these 3 common mistakes and how to avoid them.   #1 Not signing up on time It’s true what they say; timing is everything. Make sure as [...]

2020-10-19T14:14:36+00:00Uncategorized|

At What Age Can You Get Medicare?

Many people only know that you can start receiving Medicare when you turn 65. But there are actually three ways people qualify, and therefore, may be eligible for Medicare benefits much earlier in life than 65. People qualify for Medicare benefits in one of three ways: Age (turning 65 or older) Disability Certain illnesses Medicare for People Turning 65 Most people know that when they turn 65 they can start [...]

2020-08-12T17:34:26+00:00Uncategorized|

How old do you have to be for Medicare?

People qualify for Medicare benefits in one of three ways: Age Disability Certain illnesses Medicare for people turning 65 Most people know that when they turn 65 they can start receiving Medicare. In general, you are eligible at 65 if you or your spouse worked and paid Medicare taxes for at least 10 years. You can get Part A at age 65 without having to pay premiums if you: Receive [...]

2020-07-15T14:19:25+00:00Uncategorized|

What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?

While they sound similar, Medicare and Medicaid are actually two entirely different programs. Both programs can help you pay for healthcare and medical expenses but are completely different in nature. Medicaid is a state and federal program that provides health coverage for low-income Americans regardless of their age. Medicare, on the other hand, is a federal health insurance program that guarantees coverage for individuals ages 65 and over and people [...]

5 amazing perks of aging

“Age is not how old you are, but how many years you’ve had fun.” -Matt Maldre Many people have a negative perception of turning older. Wrinkles, gray hair, hearing and vision loss, and more medical issues are all things that come to mind to many, but there are also many positive aspects to turning older worth looking forward to. If you don’t believe us, consider these 5 things to [...]

2020-05-26T15:41:36+00:00Uncategorized|
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