Medicare Insurance

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 [...]

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 [...]

8 12, 2017

What You Should Know About Medicare Part D

By |2018-09-06T17:15:36-04:00December 8th, 2017|Medicare Insurance|

As people age, it is common for them to start taking various kinds of prescription medication to manage their health. Unfortunately, Medicare does not always cover these additional costs. For those individuals who rely on the federal program, there’s an alternative called Medicare Part D. To give you a sense of the coverage and who [...]