How to Choose the Right Medicare Plan for You

Which Medicare providers can you see? This is usually the most important question as people approach Medicare eligibility. There are two good reasons: You probably have doctors or hospitals you are comfortable with As you get older you will probably need more medical care Here’s who you can see with each plan Original Medicare Medicare […]

Medicare Part B

Sign Up Periods for Medicare Parts A and B When you’re first eligible for Medicare, you have a 7-month Initial Enrollment Period (IEP) to sign up for Part A and/or Part B. If you’re going to be eligible for Medicare when you turn 65, your 7-month enrollment period: Begins 3 months before the month you turn […]

How Do Medicare Advantage Plans Work?

Here’s an overview of Medicare Advantage plans, so you can have all the information when comparing plans: What are Medicare Advantage Plans? Medicare.gov, the government Medicare website explains that Medicare Advantage Plans are “sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans,” are an “all in one” alternative to Original Medicare. They are offered by private companies […]

MEDICARE AND YOU

What is Medicare?​ Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who: Are age 65 and older, or Are younger than 65 but have specific disabilities, or Have end-stage renal disease (permanent kidney failure require dialysis or a transplant) Medicare parts A & B cover 80% of the cost of Medicare covered services. The […]

How to Sign Up for Medicare

What is Medicare? Medicare is a government-run health insurance program for United States citizens (plus permanent residents with more than five years of continuous residency) who are age 65 and older or people with a disability who are any age. What does Medicare cover?​ Original Medicare covers 80% of the cost of Medicare-covered services through […]