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Matthew Carter

About Matthew Carter

Matthew Carter, owner/licensed agent and Oldham County resident, graduated from the University of Louisville in 1998 with a B.A. in political science/communications and completed his M.B.A. in 2009.
13 05, 2019

Medicare Part A and its Role in Long-Term Care

By |2019-05-16T19:48:38-04:00May 13th, 2019|Long Term Care, Medicare Insurance|

The need for long-term care can be for several reasons. Some elderly patients require extended care beyond the hospital walls because of chronic conditions the confine them to their homes. Other patients need long-term care to cope with terminal illnesses such as cancer and severe kidney failure. Your need for long-term care should not be [...]

13 03, 2019

Medicaid Versus Medicare – What’s the Difference?

By |2019-03-14T22:35:19-04:00March 13th, 2019|Medicare Insurance|

Introduction Health coverage is something that everyone needs and that some people simply cannot afford. Private healthcare is a billion dollar industry that millions of people are not able to be a part of. In an attempt to provide coverage for all citizens, the United States Government created the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Though both [...]

14 02, 2019

Medicare Part B Insurance

By |2019-02-14T20:54:58-04:00February 14th, 2019|Medicare Insurance|

Before Medicare was rewritten, the health plan approach for seniors in the U.S., there was only one version. Then, in an attempt to control costs and separate coverage to categories of basic preventative treatment, pharmaceuticals and full-blown complex care, the Medicare parts we know today were created. Medicare Part B is the modern version of [...]

15 01, 2019

Understanding Medicare Part A

By |2019-01-16T20:34:57-04:00January 15th, 2019|Medicare Insurance|

The concept of affordable healthcare is the main premise for the creation of Medicare as it's divided into two programs: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) and Medicare Part B (medical insurance) whose primary goal is assisting with treating illnesses and conditions. And for those new to Medicare, the whole process can be quite confusing. It's [...]

19 12, 2018

Tips for Lower Life Insurance Rates

By |2019-05-13T21:01:59-04:00December 19th, 2018|Life Insurance, Uncategorized|

Having life insurance is an important aspect in today's hectic world. This is because it can give you, your family and siblings extra protection against life’s unexpected events. However, you can save on the same purpose by getting the cheapest coverage. Ideally, this ensures that you achieve your goals when you can rather than later when [...]

26 11, 2018

When Should you Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?

By |2019-05-13T21:02:04-04:00November 26th, 2018|Long Term Care, Uncategorized|

At some point, we have all postponed buying something in the hope that it will be available at a later date, and at a lower price for that matter. Nevertheless, some of the purchases that you may want to postpone are just too important to wait for an extra day. Pushing forward the purchase of [...]

17 10, 2018

Navigating The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

By |2018-10-17T21:53:37-04:00October 17th, 2018|Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Insurance, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Prescription Drug Plans|

Are you a Medicare recipient but are currently dissatisfied with the plans and options you had chosen previously? You should know that the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) gives you a chance every calendar year to alter the format of your plan. It is important to note that the AEP is the only opportunity you [...]

11 09, 2018

5 Facts you need to know when turning 65 & qualifying for Medicare

By |2018-10-02T14:09:58-04:00September 11th, 2018|Medicare Insurance|

1. If you are not retiring and have creditable insurance coverage through your company:  you do not have to pick up Medicare Part B. Please consult with your Human Resources department about creditability.  Also, V.A. recipients are not required to enroll in Part B. If veterans do not enroll in Part B, then they will be completely [...]

11 09, 2018

Understanding Medicare Health Insurance Coverage

By |2018-09-11T23:20:57-04:00September 11th, 2018|Long Term Care, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Insurance, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Prescription Drug Plans|

Medicare is a type of health insurance from the federal government. It covers people aged 65 yrs or older. Medicare provides Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) benefits. Even though Medicare is important to older Americans, it doesn’t cover everything.  It, for example, doesn’t include hearing aids and dental care. The Social [...]

23 08, 2018

Finding the Right Medicare Supplement Plan

By |2018-09-06T17:14:36-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Medicare Supplement Insurance|

Once you've reached 65 years of age, you’re eligible to apply for Medicare which consists of two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A is hospital insurance, and it covers expenses including limited home health services, inpatient hospital care, hospice care, and skilled nursing facility care. Part B is the medical insurance part, and [...]