Thousands lose in-network status as Broward Health and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach agreement on contract

© Chris Day / South Florida/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNSThousands of United Healthcare members have lost in-network status to Broward Health hospitals and ambulatory centers when the two companies failed to reach agreement on a new multiyear contract by April 1. Thousands of UnitedHealthcare members this morning lost in-network access to Broward Health hospitals and ambulatory careContinue reading “Thousands lose in-network status as Broward Health and UnitedHealthcare fail to reach agreement on contract”

I’m Confused About Taking Medicare and Social Security

Dear Amiro: I just turned 64 and now get stuff about Medicare and Medigap and so on. I really don’t know how to retire when it’s time. What should I do? What am I looking for? Am I eligible for anything as of now? I’m so confused about all this that I don’t even know ifContinue reading “I’m Confused About Taking Medicare and Social Security”

Tools you can use to maximize your Social Security benefit

Choosing when to collect your Social Security benefits can have a large impact on your standard of living in retirement, especially if you didn’t save enough on your own. According to the Social Security Administration, Social Security benefits represent 30% of retirement income for the elderly. Deciding when to collect is a complicated task — you’llContinue reading “Tools you can use to maximize your Social Security benefit”

You deserve a Medicare plan that puts your health needs first.

Wellcare has Medicare Advantage plans with all-in-one coverage, $0 premiums and large provider networks. Wellcare proudly serves over 1 million people with affordable Medicare Advantage plans.1 A healthier future starts with your Medicare Advantage plan. Wellcare believes in high-quality healthcare that looks after your health and your budget. Get money back You could get some, orContinue reading “You deserve a Medicare plan that puts your health needs first.”

Wellcare Announces Largest Medicare Advantage Expansion to Date

NEWS PROVIDED BY Wellcare TAMPA, Fla./PRNewswire/ — Wellcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced today its largest Medicare Advantage expansion to date. Wellcare will now offer its wide range of Medicare Advantage plans in 1,575 counties across 36 states during the 2022 Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), beginning Oct. 15. “At Wellcare, we are committedContinue reading “Wellcare Announces Largest Medicare Advantage Expansion to Date”

Que significa OEP en terminos de Medicare

Si su plan Medicare Advantage no es adecuado, ahora es el momento de cambiar su coberturaHay una repetición para los beneficiarios de Medicare que descubren a principios de año que su Plan Advantage no es el ideal. Entre el 1 de enero y el 31 de marzo, puede cambiarse a un Plan Advantage diferente oContinue reading “Que significa OEP en terminos de Medicare”

If your Medicare Advantage Plan is not a good fit, now is the time to change your coverage

There’s a do-over for Medicare beneficiaries who discover early in the year that their Advantage Plan is not an ideal fit. Between Jan. 1 and March 31, you can switch to a different Advantage Plan or drop the one you have altogether in favor of basic Medicare (Part A hospital coverage and Part B outpatientContinue reading “If your Medicare Advantage Plan is not a good fit, now is the time to change your coverage”

Social Security: Applying for Medicare online

Did you know that you can apply for Medicare online even if you are not ready to retire?  And it takes less than 10 minutes!  There are no forms to sign and usually no required documentation.  We’ll process your application and contact you if we need more information.  To apply for Medicare and find otherContinue reading “Social Security: Applying for Medicare online”

Should I choose Medicare over my employer’s health plan?

How do Medicare Advantage Plans work?I’m at full retirement age but under 70. I’m still working and get health insurance through my employer, but I have the hospitalization part of Medicare. Maximum Medicare premiums are slightly less than my share of the employer insurance premium. Are Medicare premiums tax deductible? If they are, it mayContinue reading “Should I choose Medicare over my employer’s health plan?”

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